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Choosing an Energy Efficient Home

We built energy efficient new construction homes across the St. Louis region. We choose to offer this as an option on every custom home because we believe it’s the right way to build. Green homes require less maintenance, offer lower energy costs, and provide better indoor air quality for those that live within the homes.

Learn more about high performance home building standards and options below, or contact us for a consultation about your new home project and options.

Project Highlight: Kirkwood Eco-Friendly House

Energy efficient new home construction This Kirkwood eco friendly house was built for a family that lived in an old, inefficient home. The home was responsively demolished and replaced with a new, highly energy efficient home. They wanted a home that was in-keeping with the Kirkwood neighborhood and reflected some of the same architectural elements and feel of […]

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Project Highlight: Custom Kirkwood Green Home

Energy Efficient Family Home in Kirkwood, MO This Kirkwood green home was custom built for a family that desired a high performance, energy efficient home along with more space for their growing family. They knew they wanted to build in Kirkwood, and after finding the right land they decided Hibbs Homes was the best St. […]

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Webster Groves Active House USA Project

 Webster Groves Custom Energy Efficient Home Active House USA is a custom green home & the first home in North America built using Active House standards. This prototype combines leading sustainable practices from around the world and meets or exceeds certifications for four US building standards: ICC-700 National Green Building Standard, Energy STAR, EPA WaterSense, EPA Indoor […]

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Custom Designed Green Home Built in Chesterfield

About this Chesterfield New Home Custom built green home in Chesterfield, MO We built our first certified green home in 2007, which is also distinguished as one of the first Gold Level Green-Verified homes built in the St. Louis Area. The green home earned a 5+ Energy Star rating. This high performance two-story home boasts […]

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Energy Efficient Custom Home Built in Chesterfield, MO

Energy Efficient Custom Home in Chesterfield, MO As a St. Louis custom home builder, a large part of our portfolio lies in Chesterfield, MO. We were thrilled to create this custom home with these energy efficient focused clients in an area with which we are so familiar. We built this home to RESNET standards and […]

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Craftsman Ranch Home in Chesterfield MO

This custom home was the second green verified home we built, and was rated through the Energy STAR home certification program. The home features energy efficient and green building techniques and materials which not only reduce the homeowner’s utility bills, but also create a much more comfortable living environment. CUSTOM HOME LUXURY FEATURES •   […]

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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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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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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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