The Meritage Cares Foundation packed kits

Meritage Homes Donates $2.5 Million for Stronger Communities Nationally

The country’s sixth-largest home builder based on homes closed in 2020, Meritage Homes dedicates its efforts to creating a Life.Built.Better® for all its communities and homeowners. In 2021, the builder donated over $1 million to non-profit organizations nationally through its charitable arm, The Meritage Cares Foundation. The organization also supports Afghan refugees and to date has contributed $1.6 million to aid educational programs. “We[...]

Jillian Pritchard Cooke with Chowa House representatives

Wellness Within Your Walls Founder Tapped for Expertise to Present Education Sessions, Awards

Company focused on sustainable, healthy design has successful Design and Construction Week Atlanta-based Wellness Within Your Walls® and its founder, Jillian Pritchard Cooke, experienced a successful Design and Construction Week, the residential building and design industry’s largest annual gathering. Held January 21 to 23, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cooke taught two educational sessions, presented multiple awards related to healthy living[...]

LED Lighting: A Smart Choice for Environment, Wallet

LED Lighting: A Smart Choice for Environment, Wallet

Light-Emitting Diode (LED) lighting technology has been rapidly evolving for several years. Not only are LED bulbs more energy-efficient and save homeowners money, but they also have a smaller impact on the environment than traditional mercury bulbs, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Simply installing LED lighting throughout your home can reduce your energy bill significantly. On average, LED bulbs[...]

Jackson EMC: Celebrating World Water Day Everyday

Jackson EMC: Celebrating World Water Day Everyday

As a necessary component of any home, water heaters typically use a significant amount of energy. In celebration of World Water Day, we thought we would highlight energy-efficient water heaters and what impact switching could potentially offer your home and budget. We recently heard Jackson EMC spokesperson Ty Pennington explain in a Ty Talk that water heaters are the second biggest[...]

EarthCraft

EarthCraft Provides Training on Eco-Friendly Homes

Real estate agents, brokers, builders and more know the value of sustainability in real estate. On today’s All About Real Estate episode, Amelia Godfrey, Program Manager for the EarthCraft program at SouthFace enlightens listeners on the benefits of building a greener home and explains how the program is helping to improve housing through education and innovation. Godfrey began her career with[...]

Right Choice Homes: Making Houses Feel like Home

Right Choice Homes: Making Houses Feel like Home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bYi_p5Pt3U When it comes to heating and cooling, one concern most people throughout Georgia have is the rising cost of their energy bills. Each month requires a different level of relief to maintain the comfort that your family deserves. Energy efficiency has been a hot topic for years, but what is an energy-efficient home? Aside from heating and cooling, there are[...]

Right Choice Commercial

Home Comfort and Energy Efficiency: Two Peas in a Pod

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swU88j99aPQ Summer is officially heating up, and while we love getting out and enjoying the beautiful weather, the sunshine and warmer temperatures can have some unfavorable consequences on a home’s monthly energy bill. Jackson EMC understands that buying a home is a major investment. In this latest installment from Jackson EMC, TV Host and Home Energy Expert Ty Pennington explains how home[...]

Ty Talks LED Lighting

Energy-Efficient Living Begins with LED Lighting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNCDfTq2K1w LED bulbs have been the talk of lighting technology for a few years now. They are far more energy efficient and environmentally friendly and save homeowners money.  Simply installing LED lighting throughout your home can reduce your energy bill significantly. On average, LED bulbs use up to 75 percent less energy than other bulbs. Moreover, they last longer so that[...]

Why Build Right Choice Homes?

Why Build Right Choice Homes?

The weather is officially heating up, and while we love getting out and enjoying the beautiful weather, the sunshine and warmer temperatures can have some pretty unfavorable consequences on a home’s monthly energy bill.  Luckily, with Right Choice Homes, builders can offer buyers guaranteed savings! Over the last 25 years, homes have become larger and more spacious. Energy demands within the[...]