Benefits of going EarthCraft

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at 1:00am

The following is an example of the benefits of an EarthCraft energy upgrade on a 1,500-square-foot home:

The cost of the house with the upgrades would be $130,700, compared to $130,000 for normal construction.

However, the combination of energy-saving materials and techniques would result in a monthly heating-cooling bill $122 less than the same house built with the usual materials and techniques.

In this scenario, improvements in the home

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