5 Taxbreaks for Homeowners

| January 11, 2012

With tax season in full swing and tax day just around the corner, homeowners are looking for breaks for being a homeowner. Chances are purchasing a home is the largest purchase one will make in a lifetime. In today’s economy, everyone is looking for ways to save money and taxes can be a large chunk! [...]

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Now is the Time to Reduce your Energy Usage!

| October 5, 2011

Cincinnati.Com featured an Article “Duke Plan Review Starts”. The Duke Plan proposes a 10-year electric rate plan. This would include a new charge to customers to help maintain 6 of Dukes coal-fired generating plants in Ohio for the next 10 years. This fee would be charged to ALL customers, even the ones using alternative energy [...]

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Build Your New Home On A Budget

| May 2, 2011

With the gas prices soaring and general cost of living increasing it is in the homebuyer’s best interest to establish a budget and stick to it. After you pick the builder who’s going to build your house, your next thought may be the interior. Not so fast, according to about.com  before you start thinking about [...]

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What Exactly is a Net-Zero Home?

| January 28, 2011

There are several different definitions of a net zero home.  One of the defini­tions is “Net-Zero Cost” – which is exactly what we at Potterhill Homes have built in our Northside R&D commu­nity, Northwind. In a home that is “Net-Zero Cost”, the actual cost of your energy bills is offset by the income generated by [...]

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Sunny Outlook

| September 27, 2010

Solar power demand should grow rapidly, if incentives stay in place. By John Caulfield; printed in Builder Magazine September 2010 Research business Solarbuzz recently projected that solar-generated electricity in the U.S., which increased by 36 percent in 2009, could expand tenfold over the next five years.  Local, state, and federal tax credits and incentives are [...]

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As the people behind Potterhill Homes, we have some pretty strong feelings about energy efficiency and green building. And we don't always agree! But we are commited to building a best homes we can and bringing you along on our journey to figure out exactly what that means! Thanks for checking out our site. My Google Profile+