Investorideas.com  big ideas for global investors Search www.investorideas.com
   Member Access       Sign-up       Listings        Stock Directories       Research       Cleantech       Headlines        Video       New Ventures   




NEXUS ENERGYHOMES DESIGNATED AS A RESNET "ENERGY SMART HOME BUILDER"

NEXUS EnergyHomes Commits to Build Energy Efficient Homes and Market Their Homes HERS Index Score

Category: Investment, Renewable Energy

Ideas get bigger when you share them...

News about NEXUS EnergyHomes

Stevensville, Md - November 20, 2012 (Investorideas.com renewable energy newswire) Stevensville, Maryland based home builder NEXUS EnergyHomes has entered into an agreement with the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) to provide new home buyers an important measurement of long-term energy performance of each new home the company builds. The intent of the agreement is to raise consumers' knowledge of new home energy performance by using RESNET's HERS Index. Use of the HERS Index will differentiate homes built by NEXUS EnergyHomes from other homes for sale in the Maryland , North Carolina , Pennsylvania , South Carolina and Virginia housing markets.

Join Investor Ideas Members to access the Renewable Energy stocks directory, water stocks, biotech stocks, defense stocks directories and the Insiders Corner

NEXUS EnergyHomes applies innovative, renewable resources and energy production elements to create a new standard for energy efficient home building and green home management. NEXUS EnergyHomes are carbon-neutral, attractive, and affordable and have multiple locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The current average HERS Index Score for their homes is 25. This means that they are 75% more energy efficient than the standard new home.

The RESNET HERS Index is the industry standard by which a home's energy efficiency is measured. The HERS or Home Energy Rating System was developed by RESNET and is the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance. Certified RESNET Home Energy Raters conduct inspections to verify a home's energy performance and determine what improvements can be made to increase it. For more information, click on www.resnet.us/home-energy-ratings.

Mike Murphy, Executive Vice President and Construction Division President of NEXUS EnergyHomes, said RESNET's HERS provides a quantitative measure of energy efficiency and permits comparisons between homes. "It is expected that NEXUS EnergyHomes' agreement with RESNET will serve as a model to other local and regional builders that would have positive outcomes for consumers and the new home industry."

Steve Baden, executive director of RESNET lauded NEXUS EnergyHomes' leadership for improving the energy performance of new homes. "Today's new homes are much more efficient in comparison to homes built just a decade ago. These homes are more affordable to maintain, comfortable and have a higher value. Thanks to leaders like NEXUS EnergyHomes, builders are increasing the energy performance of the homes they build. This is good for consumers, the environment, the local economy and our national security. It is great to have such a quality builder like NEXUS EnergyHomes educating homebuyers on the RESNET HERS Index."

In making the commitment, NEXUS EnergyHomes has been designated by RESNET as an RESNET Energy Smart Builder. RESNET Energy Smart Builders are leading the transformation of the housing towards high-energy-performance homes. These leading builders are committed to having all of their homes energy rated following RESNET's stringent standards and marketing their homes HERS Index Score.

The RESNET designation adds to NEXUS' existing list of certifications and awards by independent third-parties including, the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) certified by the NAHB Research Center at their highest certification level; Energy-Star; and the Home Energy Rating System (HERS). During a NEXUS EnergyHomes public proclamation in August at their GeoSolar Community™, North Pointe, in Frederick, Maryland, Governor Martin O'Malley acknowledged the company's national achievement as the winner of the EnergyValue Housing Award "2012 Builder of the Year", saying, "The homes are a testament to what the combination of green design, architecture and technology can do to help homeowners reduce their energy consumption and limit the effects of climate change."

ABOUT NEXUS ENERGYHOMES

NEXUS EnergyHomes is championing a revolutionary shift in the way homes are built in America today. NEXUS EnergyHomes feature geothermal (ground sourced) heat pumps, photovoltaic solar panels, super insulated building shells, state-of-the-art electronic and web-based controls and monitoring systems and Energy-Star rated appliances.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

To learn more about NEXUS EnergyHomes GeoSolar Communities™ or High-Performance custom homes, please contact us at 410.604.2870 or visit www.nexusenergyhomes.com

MEDIA INQUIRIES

Carolyn Cordrey, Media Contact
(443) 249-7868
carolyn@prescottpr.com

Ann K. Ashley, SVP Marketing
(410) 490-3675
Ann.ashley@nexusenergyhomes.com

More Info:

This news is published on the Investorideas.com Newswire and its syndicated partner network

Publish Your News - Send a release
News now!

Get free news alerts: Sign up here

Published at the Investorideas.com Newswire - Big ideas for Global Investors

Disclaimer/ Disclosure:The Investorideas.com newswire is a third party publisher of news and research as well as creates original content as a news source. Original content created by investorideas is protected by copyright laws other than syndication rights. Investorideas is a news source on Google news and Linkedintoday plus hundreds of syndication partners. Our site does not make recommendations for purchases or sale of stocks or products. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. All investment involves risk and possible loss of investment. This site is currently compensated by featured companies, news submissions, content marketing and online advertising. Contact each company directly for press release questions. Disclosure is posted on each release if required but otherwise the news was not compensated for and is published for the sole interest of our readers. More disclaimer info: http://www.investorideas.com/About/Disclaimer.asp

BC Residents and Investor Disclaimer : Effective September 15 2008 - all BC investors should review all OTC and Pink sheet listed companies for adherence in new disclosure filings and filing appropriate documents with Sedar. Read for more info: http://www.bcsc.bc.ca/release.aspx?id=6894. Global investors must adhere to regulations of each country.



Free News Alerts
Email:  

Read more News





TOP

Investor Ideas © 2000 - 2014 InvestorIdeas.com®, ECON

Free Investor Stock Alerts
Sign up here

login | logout | about us | contact | disclaimer / disclosure |
advertise | company profile directory | partners / links |
job search | privacy policy | trade | services | sitemap |