SawHorse was instrumental in established green design remodeling guidelines in partnership with Southface almost 10 years ago for existing homes offering EarthCraft House certifications for existing homes. We now have a home performance division that focusing on performance upgrades to make your home more comfortable and energy efficient.
Basic Efficient Green Design Solutions:
Whole house air sealing and draft stopping with insulation upgrades that make your house more comfortable and reduces your energy bills
Installer of a crawlspace encapsulation that seals out moisture and musty smells and helps reduce your energy bills also. Our system both improves your chances of getting EarthCraft House remodel credits and Home Performance with Energy Star improvement points.
Whole house water reduction by replacing older faucets and toilets with stylish water saving fixtures selected by our designers.
Improving existing heating and cooling systems along with sealing ductwork to reduce air loss and reduce dust in house
Upgrading lighting and appliances to ENERGY STAR Qualified products
Whole house air filtration to clear up your dirty air and whole house humidity control to make your house more comfortable and reduce the possibility of mold, dust mites other humidity related problems
Once you have exhausted the basic solutions or if you want have an even great savings here are some more options that provide an even greater savings for a larger investment.
Advanced Green Design efficiency solutions:
Solar Water Heating for domestic hot water and pools
Installer Geothermal HVAC (ground source heat pumps that give you great savings on your heating and cooling bills)