Hibbs Homes is a certified green home builder, building homes that are durable, sustainable, energy efficient and better for the environment. High-performance homes are shown to have lower maintenance costs, reduced energy bills, stronger property values and other health benefits for the owners. Find out more about St Louis green home building leader Hibbs Homes.

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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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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Secrets of Better Home Building: Unico Systems for HVAC

By Kim Hibbs, Certified Green Professional This week, we’re rolling out Hibbs Zero, a new option for building a custom home when you build a home with Hibbs Homes. As part of this Earth Day rollout of Net Zero homes, we’re highlighting some of the elements of our high-performance custom homes that make them better […]

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Hibbs Zero: Net Zero Energy Efficient Homes now available

Net Zero Homes generate more energy than they use, providing value, payback We have long been pioneers in building energy efficient homes in Missouri. Now, we are looking to increase the number of energy-efficient homes in the St Louis region in a big way. Just in time for Earth Day, we are presenting our home […]

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Benefits of Net Zero & Green Homes in 2017

By Kim Hibbs, Certified Green Home Builder To be green, or not to be. That is one question among the many you will have to answer when building your custom home. But what does it really mean to build or live in a green home? The most obvious answer would be a sustainable home that […]

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Bath & Kitchen Design Trends for 2017

The most recent National Kitchen and Bath Association trend released its annual report during the Internatinoal Builder’s Show our team attended in Orlando earlier this year. The survey asked its members – primarily custom home builders and remodelers – to reveal the bath & kitchen design trends 2017 is seeing. Below, we are highlighting a few […]

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The Importance of Being Insulated (Properly)

By Kim Hibbs, Hibbs Homes When building a high-performance energy efficient home like the Proud Green Home St. Louis, which we completed last year, one of the most important decisions our team had to make was the insulation package. This is one of the most important decisions any building will make in any home construction […]

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A Sound Investment: Return on Investment for Green Home Construction

St Louis Home Builder Hibbs Homes shares green home construction impact of Chesterfield custom home By Kim Hibbs, Certified Green Builder A smarter home – simply put, that’s what we’re looking to build for our clients. With each design, our hope is to create a home that is healthier, more energy efficient and more durable […]

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Custom Home Tour: Webster Groves House

Learn more about this project by Webster Groves Home Builders Hibbs Homes By Kim Hibbs, Home Builder in Webster Groves & St Louis Area Today, we’re sharing a video tour of a custom home we built in Webster Groves, Missouri. Active House is the first international residential building certification that primarily focuses on post-construction sustainability […]

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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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3 Things to Know About Green Home Renovations

More St Louis homeowners are embracing the benefits of building green homes as news of higher resale values, lower cost of living, and increased durability has made it’s way to the middle of the country. What was once considered a specialty market, energy efficient building continues to become the standard for home building throughout the country. […]

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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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Asking the Right Questions When Selecting a Home Builder

By Kim Hibbs, 2016 President, Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA). Article as seen in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Purchasing a home is the single largest investment you will likely make in your lifetime and making sure you have picked the right home builder is very important. Researching building professionals, requesting […]

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