Category Archives: Building Green

Tips for Building Your Custom Indoor Greenhouse

Want fresh produce year-round without leaving the house? An indoor greenhouse for your custom home might be the best addition for fresh produce and a show-stopping feature. Control light, humidity, and temperature to grow the highest quality plants for your family. An indoor greenhouse requires lots of planning, but in the end, results in homegrown happiness when constructed correctly.

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What’s Next for Home Design: A Glimpse Into the Future

Sharp angles, clean lines, muted colors are all features of modern design. Although still called modernism, this style has been around since the 1900’s. Home design trends come and go from popularity but some styles have been able to stand the test of time. As we look toward the future, what can we expect for future home design?

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Why Build a ThermoShield Custom Home

Building your custom home is always an exciting time. It’s easy to get Build a ThermoShield custom home to improve your home's energy efficiency.wrapped up in the excitement of breaking ground, talking about floor plans, and picking out all of your custom home features. However, you also have to consider the home once it’s built. Your budget can’t just be focused on building the home. You also have to consider the costs associated with the home after construction. Your utility bills in a custom home should be managed through energy efficient appliances, upgraded systems, and advanced window technologies. At G&G Custom Homes, we build our homes to meet ThermoShield custom home standards to increase your custom home’s energy efficiency.

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Custom Green Homes in Indianapolis: The Real Benefits of Building Green

custom green homes in IndianapolisWhen it comes to custom green homes in Indianapolis, it’s about more than saving the environment. The benefits of building a green home stretch beyond water conservation and air retention. The benefits of building green include things like lower energy costs and better performance.

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Custom Home Builders Indianapolis: 3 Reasons You Should Build Green

Reasons To Build Green - Custom Home Builders IndianapolisIf you are thinking about building green, it is probably more than just a whim. Maybe you’ve heard of building green, but you aren’t sure why there’s so much buzz about it. Whatever the case, building green is a good thing to think about. When you work with the best custom home builders Indianapolis has to offer, you’ll find that building green isn’t as difficult as you might think.

Here are the top three reasons you’ll want to think about building green…

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Get a More Energy Efficient Home Now

energy efficient homeDid you know that your home can be a greater source of pollution than your car? In fact, 16 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are generated from the energy used in houses nationwide.

Energy used in our homes often comes from the burning of fossil fuels at power plants, which contributes to smog, acid rain, and global warming. Simply put, the less energy we use in our homes, the less air pollution we generate.

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Why You Should Think About Building Green

Building GreenBuilding green is quite the catch phrase in the Indianapolis custom home building industry these days. That said, you should know that whether you are into saving the environment or not, building green should be a key consideration when planning your custom home.

Why is building green so important? Here are some statistics that surprised us.  Continue reading Why You Should Think About Building Green