Merry Christmas from your friends at Potterhill Homes!

| December 23, 2010


Potterhill Homes President Carolyn Rolfes Named Vice-President of the Homebuilders Association Board of Directors

| December 20, 2010

December 17th, 2010 Carolyn Rolfes, President of Potterhill Homes, was named Vice President of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati (HBA) Board of Directors Friday at the association’s annual meeting. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be appointed to this position, and I very much look forward to working with Dan Dressman [Executive Director [...]


Checking In With the Performance of our Net-Zero Utility Cost House In Northside

| December 9, 2010

Checking In with the Performance of our Net-Zero Utility Cost Home in Northside Potterhill Homes completed a new model home in June of this year that, in theory, would be our first ever Net-Zero Utility Cost demonstration home.  It’s truly an R&D facility to test the benefits of combining solar panels & geothermal heating with [...]


Mortgage Interest Deduction for Homeowners Could Be Eliminated

| December 7, 2010

As you have probably heard, the mortgage interest deduction for homeowners could be eliminated or drastically scaled back as Washington tries to figure out ways to curb the deficit. The elimination would be devastating to homeowners, the housing industry, and the overall economy, and it would further depress home prices.  A recent survey by the [...]


Heat Pump vs. Gas Furnace: A Comparison of Operating Costs

| December 5, 2010

According to Green NRG, LLC, a company that conducts Home Energy Ratings, it really pays to have a high efficiency Gas Furnace instead of a Heat Pump in the Greater Cincinnati marketplace. Many new home builders today install Heat Pumps as standard in their homes.  Not Potterhill Homes.  Every new Potterhill Home comes with a [...]

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