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In the News: Media Coverage of Hibbs Homes

Doing the RIght Thing with Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes

The Green Gab Podcast, July 20, 2017


 

Boral Products Help Elevate Sustainability, Durability At Proud Green Home Of St. Louis

ProBuilder, July 2017


Nanotechnology: The Future of Proven, Efficient Home Heating and Comfort

Step Warmfloor, May 2017


New green homes offered by St. Louis home builder generate more energy than used

Hibbs Homes rolls out Hibbs Zero homes for Earth Day, “confident homeowners will choose energy efficient option over traditional.

Patch, April 17, 2017


Net Zero Homes Generate More Energy Than Used, Providing Value, Payback

St. Louis green home builder Hibbs Homes has long been a pioneer in building energy efficient homes in Missouri. Now the green home builder is looking to increase the number of energy efficient homes in the St Louis region in a big way. Just in time for Earth Day, the team at Hibbs Homes is rolling out a new option for homeowners looking to build a better home.

Vital Voice, April 4, 2017


HBA Makes Donations to Local Agencies

On behalf of the Home Builders Charitable Foundation, 2016 Home Builders Association president Kim Hibbs of Hibbs Homes recently presented a donation check to Jack Lipin, executive director of Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Services.  Read the Article

St Louis Post Dispatch, August 17, 2016

Three Years Later The First USA “Active House" Still Serves as A National Model For Comfortable and Sustainable Family Living

Active House USA, a custom sustainable home completed three years ago in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO, combined leading sustainability and high performance building practices from around the world.  Read the Article.

West Virginia Illustrated, August 1, 2016


Three Years Later The First USA “Active House" Still Serves as A National Model For Comfortable and Sustainable Family Living

“Active House principles illustrate the concept," Moyon says, “Of the interaction between homes and their occupants and why it is important for sustainability that all elements of design work together. It’s a message that is being conveyed to architects and builders throughout the country."  Read the Article.
CBS Channel 19, August 1, 2016


Tear-Down Construction: Don’t Be the ‘Big Bad Wolf’

The National Association of Home Builders features Hibbs Homes as experts on tear-down or infill building practices. Read the Article.

NAHB, April 8, 2016


Were You There When…

Kim Hibbs presents a charitable behalf on behalf of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri. Read the article.
Ladue News, April 4, 2016


Smiths Remain Green on Gray


St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 10, 2016


Three Years Later: An Update on Active House USA


Vital Voice, March 7, 2016


Hibbs Homes begins commercial construction business

St. Louis News.Net, January 6, 2016


Breaking through the Concrete Ceiling: Hibbs Homes Starts Commercial Construction Business


St. Louis Housing Marketing.com, January 6, 2016


Hibbs Homes starts commercial construction business


St. Louis Post Dispatch, January 5, 2016


Breaking through the Concrete Ceiling: Jan Hibbs to helm new commercial construction firm

St. Louis Post Dispatch online, January 5, 2016


Breaking through the Concrete Ceiling: Jan Hibbs to helm St Louis commercial construction company

Creve Coeur Patch, January 5, 2016


Breaking through the Concrete Ceiling: Jan Hibbs helms new St Louis commercial construction firm

PRLog.com, January 5, 2016


Kim Hibbs Elected President of Home Builders Association (HBA) of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri

St. Louis Post Dispatch, November 3, 2015


Hibbs Homes completes Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Hibbs Homes announced the completion of their “Proud Green Home” construction project, located in the Wildwood area of St. Louis County, MO. Read the article.

January 2015 – Construction Forum St. Louis


Sustainable construction practices provide opportunity for St. Louis manufacturers

The green building movement is turning into a boon for domestic manufacturers, including some in St. Louis.

January 2015 – St. Louis Post Dispatch


Hibbs Homes proudly builds a model green home in Wildwood

St. Louis Construction News & Review looks at what it takes to build a green home – including high-performance building standards. Read the article.

September 2014 – St. Louis Construction News & Review


First USA Active House Home Serves as National Model for Comfortable & Sustainable Family Living

Active House USA, a custom sustainable home in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO combines leading sustainability and high performance building practices from around the world and is now an active home occupied by David and Thuy Smith and daughter Cameron. Read the article.

January 2012 – May 2013 – Various Local & National Media


First Active House in North America

Hibbs Homes is the proud builder of the first Active House in North America, as reported on by various local & national media. | See List of Articles

July 2012 – 550am KFNS Real Estate Radio Show


Turning grandpa’s house green

A story about an open house for an energy efficient renovation we completed in Olivette, MO | Read the Article

January 2012 – St Louis Post Dispatch


Webster Groves to get first U.S. ‘active house’

Kim Hibbs and consulting partner Matt Belcher are interviewed about building the first Active House in the US | Read the Article

November 2011 – KSDK News


Bellefontaine Neighbors Family Back in Home After Tornado

A story about the completion of a house rebuild project in St Louis County, MO | Watch the Video

October 2011 – St. Louis Post Dispatch


New build fits seamlessly into old Richmond Heights neighborhood

A custom built home Hibbs Homes completed for clients in Richmond Heights, MO is profiled | Read the Article

October 2011 – St. Louis Post Dispatch


Modern family updates its dated living space

A home remodel and addition project completed by Hibbs Homes in fall 2010 is profiled | Read the Article

September 2011 – KTVI/KPLR News


Good Friday Tornado Victims Home Being Rebuilt

A Hibbs Homes project to rebuild a St. Louis, MO home is profiled | Watch the Video

September 2011 – Alive Magazine


St. Louis Contractors Join Together To Rebuild Torando Victims’ Home

An article profiling Hibbs Home’s efforts to rebuild a North St. Louis County home | Read the Article

September 2011 – Residential design+build Magazine, Qualified Remodeler


Rebuilding After a Distaster

A Hibbs Homes project to rebuild a St. Louis home destroyed in the 2011 tornadoes is profiled | Read the Article

April 2011 – Ladue News


Luxury Green Homes

An interview with Kim Hibbs on the practice of designing and building luxury and energy efficient homes in St. Louis |Read the Article

June 2009 – EcoHome Magazine


Geothermal Heat Pumps: Long history garnering fresh interest

Owner and General Contractor Kim Hibbs is interviewed about the advantages of installing geothermal heat pumps |Read the Article

May 26, 2009


Shaw Neighborhood Developer of the Year


Hibbs Homes was nominated as Shaw Neighborhood Developer of the the year and recognized by the City of St. Louis Board of Aldermen. | View Resolution #326 PDF

June 2008 – St. Louis Homes and Lifestyles


Kim Hibbs focuses on communicating with clients.

Kim Hibbs discusses how he communicating with his clients in a paperless environment | View the PDF

November 2007 – Ladue News


The Many Shades of Green

An interview with St. Louis homebuilder Kim Hibbs about building luxury, green homes | Read the Article

July 2007 – Chesterfield Journal


Former TV reporter tries his luck at building houses

Kim Hibbs discusses the transition from journalism to construction in an interview with Mary Jo Feldstein of the St. Louis Post Dispatch. View the PDF

July 2006 – St. Louis Business Journal


As infill picks up, process slowed down by regulations

Kim Hibbs is interviewed about how regulations affected in-fill construction | Read the Article or View the PDF