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Tips for Building More Sustainable Custom Homes in Jacksonville, FL

As people continue to grow more eco-conscious, green thinking becomes an increasingly important feature of new construction. The team at Wiggins Construction Company has some tips for sustainable custom homes in Jacksonville, FL. These considerations will help you plan an energy-efficient home that is environmentally friendly and cost-effective.

  1. Think about the Layout – Positioning the rooms and windows with energy efficiency in mind will reduce your electricity consumption.
  2. Choose Eco-Friendly Materials – Wood and brick aren’t the only environmentally responsible building materials available. Aluminum, glass, concrete, ceramics, steel, and other materials are also durable and nature-friendly.
  3. Install Solar Panels – Solar panels are a great way to help the environment by reducing energy consumption in your custom home.
  4. Choose Energy-Efficient Windows – These windows feature glass that helps to keep your indoors cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, meaning lower energy costs.

If you’d like some more ideas on how to make your custom home sustainable, our team is ready to consult with you. We are dedicated to excellent new construction that meets our clients’ specifications and exceeds expectations. Let’s get started on your project today.