Sustainable Building Methods

We design and build homes to be super energy efficient, incredibly comfortable and easy to live in. With minimal maintenance, your SouthLight Builders home will provide low-cost living for decades to come. But don’t just take our word for it- every house we build has a third party verified HERS rating below 55 and our average HERS rating is below 50- this means our average home uses less than 50% of the energy of the same sized home built to code minimums.  

In fact, with the ongoing savings from our energy efficiency and durability measures, one could easily pay for a $50,000 mortgage on a 2,000 sq. ft. home. We achieve this astonishing energy efficiency by taking these simple, but proven, building principles and applying them diligently: