5 Benefits You Recieve From an Energy Star Certified Home

Sealing your home is one of the most critical pieces to ensure it’s energy-efficient. This leads to a tight building envelope that provides a clear separation from the conditioned and unconditioned sections of your home. We work hard to build every house to these high standards. It’s why we have been awarded “energy star partner…

Make Sure Your Home Builder Doesn’t Cut This Corner

Ever seen cracks in the concrete along the corner of a friend’s home? Perhaps you’ve even had the very edge of your home’s concrete slab fall off? This is an unfortunate problem we see all the time.  Building your dream home can feel overwhelming when you’ve heard tales from friends and family of projects gone…

Installing A Brick Ledge: Another Protective Measure Against Moisture

You deserve a building partner who will take every precaution to protect your new home. The last thing anyone wants is to see the dream they designed incur damage because their builder cut corners. One of the many ways we set your new place up to be protected from the elements is the installation of…

6 Reasons Energy Efficient Windows Will Save You Money

When building your new dream home, it’s easy to overlook the importance of investing in the right windows. There are so many decisions to make, after all!  Here are six reasons why it’s a win-win to install energy-star efficient windows in your home: Reduced Condensation- These styles of vinyl, double-pane windows utilize Low-E glass. This…

Vapor Barriers: Your Invisible Line Of Defense Against Moisture

You deserve to have a dream home that’s built to last. This place, after all, will serve as the main ingredient for some of your favorite memories with loved ones and friends. At Design Tech Homes, we construct your house so that it’s shielded from the elements. Even though you’ll never see it on a…

1 Simple Tip To Protect Against Lightning

If you are preparing to build that new dream home, let’s make sure you are protected against lightning strikes. The last thing anyone building a new house wants is to overlook an easy opportunity to further care for their new place and the loved ones living in it.  With all of the homes we build,…

Home Energy Efficiency – Everything You Need for an Efficient Home in 2020

How much do you enjoy paying your monthly utility bill? Probably not much at all! Thankfully, as technology and construction methods keep improving, new homes are becoming more energy efficient, and existing homes are receiving efficient upgrades. In the United States, one of the leading agencies for home energy efficiency is the Energy Star Program.…

Are your energy bills going through the roof?

Building or remodeling a house can feel like an overwhelming task at times. We get it. There’s a number of factors to consider. Unfortunately, attic ventilation rarely makes the cut as a high priority item on anyone’s list. Let’s cover some reasons why addressing your home’s attic ventilation is basically a no brainer. Roofs are…

Ditch Your Incandescent Bulbs for Home LED Lighting 4

It’s hard to change. Innovations in technology often lead to resistance among shoppers, where long-formed habits are concerned. The notion of paying extra for a light bulb can also be a deterrent, but over the course of the lifespan of an LED bulb, mixed with the number of bulbs in your home, making the switch…

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Designing Your Own Home

Owning your own home in the United States has always been part of living the American Dream, and the trend does not look like it will change anytime soon. In fact, in a recent analysis by Nerd Wallet, 32% of Americans said they plan to purchase a home in the next five years, and 15%…