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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.

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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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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Celebrating 20 years of ENERGY STAR certified homes

We’re proud to be an ENERGY STAR® partner and are excited because this year is the 20th anniversary of ENERGY STAR certified homes! For our clients who get to enjoy the energy efficiency and comfort of their high-performance homes every day, we wanted to share a unique opportunity extended for each of you. ENERGY STAR […]

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Infographic: Benefits of an Energy Star Certified New Home

By Danni Eickenhorst As St. Louis’s premiere green home builder, we have a special focus on energy efficiency. We are an Energy STAR building partner and RESNET Energy Smart Builder, we work to ensure that our clients have minimal utility bills in their new home, because we believe that green building is better building – […]

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