You are here

Planning for a New Home

Publication Number: P1972
View as PDF: P1972.pdf

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.

Download the PDF above to learn more.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is working to ensure all web content is accessible to all users. If you need assistance accessing any of our content, please email the webteam or call 662-325-2262.

Authors

Portrait of Dr. David Buys
Associate Professor
State Health Specialist

Your Extension Experts

Portrait of Dr. David Buys
Associate Professor
State Health Specialist
Portrait of Dr. Rebecca Campbell Smith
Assistant Extension Professor

Related Publications

Publication Number: IS1868
Publication Number: IS1410
Publication Number: P1876
Publication Number: IS0977

Pages