- Energy conservation, efficient lighting and building automation are now common — so when discussing a new home, it’s important to address energy efficiency.
- Newer buildings often have higher efficiency standards while being built, even though some of them don’t posses efficiency certification.
- On top of saving monthly costs, many energy-saving upgrades can lessen outside noise.
- Improve efficiency first, then add solar. Lowering energy demand could just mean less panels on the roof and less money upfront.
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