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Net-Zero Homes

What is a Net-Zero home?

A home that creates all the energy it uses.

In short, it means no electric bill. 

Net-zero home means that when you take the amount of energy the home creates, then subtract the amount of energy the home uses, the net equals zero.

e + -e = 0

How Does It Work?

Every day your home will absorb solar energy from the sun through solar panels. This energy is then converted, by a small device in the garage, to electricity for the home to use. On a typical day, your home will absorb and produce more energy than it uses. The excess energy is stored for later use; that night or on cloudy days.

How Does It Work?

Every day your home will absorb solar energy from the sun through solar panels. This energy is then converted, by a small device in the garage, to electricity for the home to use. On a typical day, your home will absorb and produce more energy than it uses. The excess energy is stored for later use; that night or on cloudy days.

Why Do I Want a Net-Zero Home?

Think of a house with the strength and insulation of a YETI cooler, the energy efficiency of a Toyota Prius, and the comfort, power, and performance of a Tesla Model S. That’s what you get in a Tommy Williams net-zero home.

The cost of solar energy is the biggest hurdle in producing affordable solar homes. In a Tommy Williams home, it takes less energy to fuel the homes so less solar is needed. Decreased costs plus increased performance equals a lower cost of ownership.

In addition, as our non-renewable energy sources dwindle, fuel costs continue to rise. Experts expect this upward trend to accelerate in the coming years. This, coupled with the environmental and health benefits, answers our “Why?” We hope it answers yours too.

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As Gainesville’s green builder, Tommy Williams Homes wants to help find the right home for you and your family. Contact us today for more information.

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