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Hibbs Homes, St. Louis green home builder, specializes in building custom homes that have a higher degree of indoor air quality, energy efficiency and which are more durable. Homes are built with high-performance home building practices. From single family homes to luxury home construction, at Hibbs Homes, we build homes with the environment and the future in mind. As a certified Energy Star partner and Resnet builder, we’re building homes for a better, more sustainable future.

New Study Shows Higher Values for Green Homes

New homes built to LEED commanding 8 percent premium A new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) finds that new homes in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area (Austin-Round Rock MSA) built to meet green building standards like LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the world’s […]

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ProBuilder highlights St Louis green home project by Hibbs Homes

Recently, Professional Builder featured our Proud Green Home construction project and one of the materials we used to build this high-performance home. Below, you’ll find an excerpt from this feature, and a link to read more. Boral Products Help Elevate Sustainability, Durability At Proud Green Home Of St. Louis Advancements in building technology have made […]

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Easy Living: Key Features for a Low Maintenance Home

You commute to work. You struggle to fit in workouts where you can. Your teenager is 30 hours into the science fair project that would never end. Our lives seem fuller than ever – and our hours more scarce. For that reason, we work with our clients to build low maintenance homes – ones that will […]

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The Power of Zero: Inside Net Zero Home Building

What is net zero home home building? “Net Zero,” or as we call them at Hibbs Homes, “Hibbs Zero” is a type of home that is grid-tied, meaning they produce as much of the renewable energy as they consume on a yearly basis. The result is a dramatic reduction in energy bills, in some cases – as […]

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Climate change & sustainability forum at White House

By Kim Hibbs, Hibbs Homes This week, I was honored to participate in a briefing with the White House Administration on climate change and sustainability. As a leader in energy efficient high-performance home building, I was invited to share how climate change is affecting real estate and housing, and to share my thoughts on how […]

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Three Years Later: Life in Active House USA in Webster Groves

On the eve of Earth Day, the owners of one of North America’s most energy efficient homes share their experience living in this unique home. Three years ago, hundreds of people lined up to view a one of a kind home built in Webster Groves. The home, built by Hibbs Homes  and designed by Jeff […]

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The latest in energy efficient home technology

As the technology improves and society becomes more concerned about the environment, the options for living in a comfortable and energy efficient home continue to grow. There are so many new gadgets and materials that are energy efficient and increasingly affordable for consumers who desire living in eco homes. The Tesla Powerwall Tesla always seems […]

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Smarter Cooking with High Efficiency Appliances

You’d be surprised how much energy is being used in your kitchen, even when you aren’t cooking. While no one is asking you to make the switch to cold meals only, there are ways to keep your energy usage down in the kitchen, and high efficiency appliances are a great start. Let’s start with two […]

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Test Your Green Home Building IQ

By Melody Meiners Hibbs Homes has been a local, St. Louis home builder for well over a decade. Many of the past years have been focused on green home building. Since we started back in 2004, there has been a lot of change in the green building industry and the perception of green building has shifted […]

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How to Reduce Your Energy Bills This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season of bright lights and nights snuggled up at home. While a house covered in lights on the outside and toasty warm air on the inside sounds lovely, it can end up causing a significant increase on your energy bills. By making some easy swaps and making some smart green home construction decisions, […]

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Four Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Green Home Builder

  Green is a very popular color these days, especially in the home building industry. And it might not be for the reason you are thinking. More people are choosing to build and buy green homes – not just because they are good for the planet – but because green, high performance homes save homeowners […]

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What’s the Big Deal About Building Science Anyway?

  By: Kim Hibbs More and more of our clients are hearing the term “building science,” but many don’t understand why it is a big deal.  Simply put, building science helps me build better homes. For many builders, new construction is nothing more than drawing the house plans, ordering the materials and scheduling the trades.  […]

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