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Planning for a New Home

Publication Number: P1972
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Whether building, buying, enlarging, or remodeling a house, carefully consider energy efficiency when choosing a site and design for your home. When a house is in the planning stages, decisions are critical because they essentially determine your choices for energy conservation.

Energy-saving measures incorporated into house plans often add to building costs, but the benefits are increased comfort and lower operating costs. A home built for maximum efficiency could reduce energy use by 50 percent.

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