Melbourne, FL – May 19, 2013 – It has been an interesting and exciting week at LifeStyle Homes! With the departure of our wonderful CEO, our management team has been digging into their new tasks and have vowed to take the company to new heights. Positivism rules, and there is an even higher appreciation of [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes – Attitude Is Everything
Melbourne, FL – May 12, 2013 – Brevard County Home Builder of Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) and guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes, LifeStyle Homes, is pleased to announce that our great CEO, Jake Luhn, son of company co-founder, John Luhn, is leaving us to accept a dream position as the Number One Assistant Men’s Basketball [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes – Hail and Farewell
Melbourne, FL – May 05, 2013 – In a world that sometimes seems out of control, it’s nice to gather together things you can count on. Most often, it’s people you trust, who you know will be there for you whatever. If you’ve got a couple of those, count yourself lucky. Sometimes, maybe just a [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Things You Can Count On
Melbourne, FL – April 28, 2013 – Last week we discussed how the Brevard County home builder, LifeStyle Homes, has become a national leader in constructing and selling truly remarkable Net Zero Energy Homes. There magical homes, which we brand LifeStyle SunSmartPV(SM) homes, generate as much electrical power from the free power of the sun [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Brevard County Homes
Melbourne, FL – April 21, 2013 – Free Electricity for LIFE is what you get with a Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) home from LifeStyle Homes in Brevard County, Florida. How can that be, you ask? Actually, how it works is pretty simple. It’s also automatic, requires no moving parts and is completely silent. Best of [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Free Electricity for LIFE!
Melbourne, FL – April 14, 2013 – Reasonably priced new homes that make as much electricity as they use are NOT a fantasy of the future. At LifeStyle Homes, we are building Net Zero Energy homes in Brevard County (Osceola County, also) today, and our wonderful customers are buying them. Those great people wouldn’t be [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Net Zero Energy Homes
Melbourne, FL – April 7, 2013 – If you are reading this blog post north of the Mason-Dixon Line, you may be wondering when spring will finally reach you. Not to gloat, but even with a cooler than normal spring in Florida, we’re seeing low 80′s during the day and high 60′s at night. Everything [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Come On, The Water’s Fine
Melbourne, FL – April 2, 2013 – You deserve a heads up for good news if you are a regular reader of this blog! LifeStyle Homes is excited to announce we’re on the way to building our guaranteed HERS 59 SunSmart(SM) homes and our remarkable HERS 0 (zero) Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV(SM) homes in two [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Two New Communities!
Melbourne, FL – March 28, 2013 – If you own a LifeStyle Homes Net Zero Energy SunSmartPV home, you have our permission to feel pretty proud about what you are doing for your family and for the environment also. Your home makes enough electricity from the free power of the sun to provide all you [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Congratulate Yourself!
Melbourne, FL – March 12, 2013 – We reported in this blog last week that as a national leader in building Net Zero Energy homes, LifeStyle Homes has been invited to participate in a major conference focusing on getting more Net Zero Energy homes built in North America. This conference, to be held this fall [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: A Net Zero Energy Leader
Melbourne, FL – February 17, 2013 – In one sense, we are delighted when our customers tell us other builders are telling them, “We build our homes just like LifeStyle does.” or, “We put the same stuff in ours that they do to make their homes so energy efficient.” The good part of that is [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Consumer Energy ALERT!
Melbourne, FL – Sunday, February 10, 2013 – LifeStyle Homes is proud to announce that we are advancing our minimum performance HERS guarantee for our SunSmart(SM) homes from HERS 60 to HERS 59. One number may seem like a small change, but it’s not! We have to claw and scratch for every bit of gain [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: FLASH! Now, It’s HERS 59!
Melbourne, FL – February 03, 2013 – OK, so it doesn’t rhyme, but we think of red all the time. LifeStyle Homes began building high quality homes for the great people of Brevard County back in 1984. Our first logo was hand painted red on white in a style not too much different from what [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Old, New & Something Red
Melbourne, FL – January 13, 2013 – We have said in this blog from the beginning that the LifeStyle Homes journey forward in energy efficiency started with the stellar help we received from the Florida Solar Energy Center in nearby Cocoa. FSEC is a research affiliate of the University of Central Florida in Orlando. It [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: You’re Going to Love RESNET
Melbourne, FL – January 06, 2013 – It’s great to join a gym in January, but less than half of folks who do will still be using their memberships after 90 days. A better idea might be to join the family of LifeStyle home owners and do some permanent good for your health and the [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Better Than a Health Club
Melbourne, FL – December 09, 2012 – We thought you might like to read the short history of how we came to build guaranteed HERS 60 LifeStyle SunSmart(SM) homes and our truly remarkable Net Zero Energy LifeStyle SunSmartPV homes. It’s an exciting story that proves good things actually happen to people who try to do [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Our Net Zero Journey
Melbourne, FL – November 18, 2012 – Sure, there is turmoil and uncertainty, not to mention pain, but through it all most Americans have a lot to be thankful for. We sincerely wish you are among them. At LifeStyle Homes, we have so much to give thanks for and so many to thank that it [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: You Are Thankful, Right?
Melbourne, FL – October 21, 2012 – Net Zero Energy new homes are as High Tech as it gets in home building. At LifeStyle Homes we know this from actual experience. We have built more Net Zero Energy homes than almost anybody in the world and we have built them right here on Florida’s Space [...]Keep reading The High Touch of Net Zero Energy Homes
Melbourne, FL – October 07, 2012 – It’s not often you get the chance to own the very best of something without having to pay a premium for it. If you enjoy the idea of stepping out by stepping up, read on. We are offering you an opportunity to establish genuine leadership and be admired [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes – Elevate Your Profile!
Melbourne, FL – September 30, 2012 – In our view, Southwest Airlines is the new Delta, and thank goodness there is one. The September edition of the Southwest Spirit inflight magazine includes an interesting article on “Environomics”, written by Lisa Holton, who makes the point that up front sticker shock is preventing more rapid adoption [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Forget Sticker Shock!
Melbourne, FL – September 23, 2012 – Last week we wondered with you why people thinking about building a new home would choose to build a conventional energy pig home over a modern, technologically-superior SunSMART(SM) guaranteed HERS 60 home from LifeStyle Homes. After all, conventional homes – brand new conventional homes – start out being [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Cost Neutrality Nutshell
Melbourne, FL September 9, 2012 – We have discussed before in this blog the good work the U.S. Department of Energy has been doing to encourage the Nation’s home builders to build more energy efficient homes. It was under the auspices of a DOE project, the Building America program, that our building science friends at [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Moving Ahead with RESNET
Melbourne, FL – August 26, 2012 – A wonderful thing happened this week to LifeStyle Homes. We received a call for help from our building science friends at the Florida Solar Energy Center in nearby Cocoa, FL. It seems that the President of the University of Central Florida (UCF being the parent organization of FSEC) [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: About Paying Forward
Melbourne, FL – August 19, 2012 – It’s no secret that home building in the United States has taken a huge hit in the Great Recession. Gone from the scene are many local building companies, some of them household names in Brevard County. We’ve even experienced national builders in our market closing up shop and [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Looking Ahead
Melbourne, FL – August 12, 2012 – If you have followed this blog at all, you know that LifeStyle Homes has been following the high standard of energy efficient performance set by the Department of Energy in its Builders Challenge program. This is one federal government initiative that in our opinion is brilliant – so [...]Keep reading LifeStyle Homes: Adopting a Higher Standard
Melbourne, FL – August 05, 2012 – At times, even we at LifeStyle Homes, who have been at the center of the energy efficiency revolution in new home building, are perplexed at what has happened … and what hasn’t. Thanks to our wonderful customers, we have enjoyed wonderful success with our guaranteed HERS 60 SunSmart(SM) [...]Keep reading A Mission to Make Housing Better for All
Melbourne, FL – July 22, 2012 – Next week, the annual Southeast Builders Conference will be held in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Home builders from sixteen southern states have been invited to come, and LifeStyle Homes will be well represented. You’ve got to believe that anything we can learn that will make [...]Keep reading We Would Like to Know Your Opinion
Melbourne, FL – July 15, 2012 – In light of our policy statement regarding energy efficiency last week, it seems appropriate to re-visit a subject we have mentioned before in this blog. To recap last weeks statement, LifeStyle Homes appreciates the effort of the Building America program managers in the U.S. Department of Energy to [...]Keep reading Customer Satisfaction: Our Primary Goal
A Statement of Energy Policy from LifeStyle Homes Melbourne, FL – July 1, 2012 – As regular readers of this blog no doubt know, the recent history of LifeStyle Homes has revolved around the Builders Challenge program from the Department of Energy in Washington. The Builders Challenge program led us to develop our SunSmart(SM) Energy [...]Keep reading A Clear Focus on Ownership Cost Savings
Melbourne, FL – June 24, 2012 – NUTS! Another storm! The third one of this very young season. Let’s hope that this time, all of you within range of significant summer storms are thoroughly prepared for whatever Mother Nature brings. Your writer could open a refreshment stand with the stock of sodas, sports drinks and [...]Keep reading It’s That Time Again for the Third Time