We have been living in the house and enjoying the view, for six months. Lately we have tested it with a lingering Polar Vortex. The fireplace has been nice to have.
But frankly, it is during these cold snaps that a homeowner realizes the impact that their decisions concerning energy efficient building products like insulation, windows, doors and other infrastructure come to roost.
With so many considerations and choices that people have when building a custom house, it is easy to undervalue the impact of energy efficient products, along with their added costs, at the planning stages.
The finished product always comes with some surprises, even after building a custom house from the ground up and I know every square inch. But houses come alive when people move into the space. Even the first scratches and dings are part of this transformation. It is the people, kids and pets that makes the house start to have a feeling or an energy, and that is when we can experience the home rather than just the house.
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