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Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Comfortable

There are a lot of eco-friendly ways to make your home comfortable without jacking up your energy bill. Choosing Energy Star appliances is just the beginning. What are other great solutions for enjoying more energy efficient homes? Eco-Friendly Ways to Control Your Homes Climate Insulate & Seal: Cooling and heating can make up nearly half of your total energy bill. Yet most people don't even think to have their homes inspected for gaps through [...]

By | 2017-11-21T18:15:11+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

House Products That Ramp Up Your Energy Bill

Products That Increase Your Energy Bill Energy efficient homes are the wave of the future. We rely so much on electronic devices and appliances that the cost of maintaining our lifestyles has ballooned. When we've got 20 or 30 items in our homes plugged in near-constantly, energy costs add up. It's one reason Synergy model homes have focused so much on efficiency, especially in the design and construction phases. But there’s also steps you [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:53:55+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Add Home Value With These 4 Kitchen Updates – Presented By Progress Lighting

Adding Home Value With Kitchen Updates Considering renovating a portion of your home? If so, the kitchen is a great space to begin with! As modern home design continues to emphasize connecting the kitchen, living and dining areas, this space becomes a gathering spot for guests, and in turn one of the most significant rooms in your home. With these tips from our partners at Progress Lighting, you can transform this space while also [...]

By | 2017-11-10T16:17:53+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Which Energy Efficient Floor Plan is Right for You?

Whats The Right Energy Efficient Floor Plan For You? The same energy efficient floor plan doesn't fit for every homeowner and family. Families have different desires and need varying amounts of space. Synergy Homes offers an array of models, designed to fit your definition of “dream home.” You’ll find different floorplans, flows, and feels: but one factor remains the same. All of our homes are energy efficient -- the environment and your bank account [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:59:48+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Get with the Synergy Advantage

The Advantage Of Synergy Homes What makes our energy efficient homes different? They are built with savings and conservation in mind from the very beginning. Each step from the planning phase through the construction phase is handled with exacting care. Retrofitting an existing home can make it more efficient; but there’s nothing like starting from the ground up. Synergy floorplans start with energy efficiency in mind. How envelope components fit together can influence energy [...]

By | 2017-10-26T18:48:22+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017 Outdoor Lighting Trends – Presented By Our Friends at Progress Lighting

Trends For Outdoor Lighting In 2017 When designing a new home, it can be easy to focus mainly on interior settings – but we know that placing an emphasis on curb appeal and upgrading outdoor spaces can make all the difference – for safety, security and aesthetics. Whether you use outdoor areas for entertaining guests or spending time with friends and family, you have the opportunity to extend your outdoor living season by upgrading [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:36:37+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Synergy Appliances That Help You Save Energy

Synergy Homes Energy Efficient Appliances Energy efficient homes start with an energy efficient design. This design is best realized with major appliances that help save you money on your energy bill. Savings… month after month after month! The energy you save can quickly turn into hundreds of dollars (or more) over the course of a year. That's enough to help you go on a nice vacation or buy yourself or your family something special [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:35:35+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Incentives To Be Energy Efficient In Florida

Florida Incentives For Energy Efficiency Energy efficient homes can often help you save money through rebates, and there are a number of such programs open to Florida residents. While there's no public-purpose funded programs, different incentives are offered by power companies. These energy saving rebates are often available to both energy efficient homes and businesses.   Tax Credits You can earn tax credits for energy efficient upgrades you make to your home. These include purchasing Energy [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:35:54+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Products That Help You Save Energy

Energy Saving Products Saving energy is our passion. We want to be environmentally friendly and reduce, or ideally, eliminate, unnecessary power consumption. And, let's face it, we don't like high electricity bills. Who does! Energy efficient homes are a great step toward accomplishing both goals. There are some smaller steps you can take to become more efficient every day.   Solar Lanterns An alternative to plug-in or battery-powered lanterns, solar lanterns recharge during the day [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:36:14+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Energy Usage From The Average Household

Average Household Energy Usage It shouldn't surprise you to learn that homes in the Southeast have the highest rates of energy usage & consumption in the U.S. They say “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” Well, we got both here in Florida. The average home in our sunny state uses 1,078 kilowatt hours per month. We're sure you've noticed that gets very expensive, but energy efficient homes make a big difference.   Energy [...]

By | 2017-09-27T16:09:34+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments