There are many things you can do to make a home more energy efficient that adds very little to the overall cost of construction, such as building the home tighter and air sealing where ever possible. There are also categories of improvements that do have added cost; however, they have a relatively short payback period. Using some of the newer types of insulation is more expensive than using traditional batt fiberglass insulation, but is a better insulator and will decrease heating and cooling costs. This is an evaluation process that every new homeowner needs to go through. We have the knowledge and understanding to help you make these decisions.