Methods

Sustainable Building Methods

We design and build homes to be super energy efficient, incredibly comfortable and easy to live in. With minimal maintenance, your Blue Ridge Energy Systems home will provide low-cost living for decades to come. But don’t just take our word for it- every house we build has a third party verified HERS rating below 55 and our average HERS rating is below 50- this means our average home uses less than 50% of the energy of the same sized home built to code minimums.  

In fact, with the ongoing savings from our energy efficiency and durability measures, one could easily pay for a $50,000 mortgage on a 2,000 sq. ft. home. We achieve this astonishing energy efficiency by taking these simple, but proven, building principles and applying them diligently: