In this video: Learn about some of the changes for new homes built today. An expert highlights some of the things to consider when building a new home.

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New home comfort issues

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Our four-part series explores how to handle comfort issues in a new home.

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Aging in place

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Using universal design principals, your home can adapt to your changing lifestyle needs.

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Roof and attic

Trusses in an attic

Your roof and attic play the most crucial role in your home's energy efficiency system, reducing your energy costs during the winter and summer.

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Energy efficient kitchen remodel

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This kitchen remodel features a new window, energy-efficient lighting, new appliances and side-wall insulation.

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Energy rater and performance consultant

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An energy rater can help make your new home more energy-efficient through every stage of the construction process.

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Air quality and ventilation in new homes

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New, energy-efficient homes need new solutions to circulate and ventilate the air inside the home.

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Modular homes

Modular home assembly in a factory

Modular homes are built in a factory under controlled conditions, then shipped to the homesite and placed on a permanent foundation.

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Building an energy-smart house

Pete and Megan talking with homeowners

Hear from real homeowners and builders who made energy efficiency a priority.

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Framing options

Man installing steel framing

You have energy efficient and sustainable options when it comes to framing your new home.

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