Today is June 13, 2017 which can be written as 7-13-17. Disregarding punctuation, that number sequence is the same forwards and backwards making it a palindrome (a word or phrase or number sequence that is the same forwards and backwards). This week is known as a Palindrome Week because every day from June 10 to… Continue reading Palindrome Week
The BIA of Central SC presents the TOUR OF HOMES Saturdays and Sundays this June. The annual scattered-site showing offers Featured Communities, New Homes, Apartment Communities and Senior Living Communities for your inspection. The TOUR OF HOMES showcases the best new home communities and homes in every price range. Columbia’s finest builders and developers show you… Continue reading Visit CHiP Homes on the TOUR OF HOMES
The Certified High Performance (CHiP) Home Program was formed in 2012 by the High Perfomance Building Council (HPBC) of the Building Industry Association of Central SC. The program was based on the National Green Building Standard(TM) and offered at a certification rate that was highly-competitive with other, similar programs. Because of these two factors, low… Continue reading 3000 CHiP Homes!
Our builder partners are starting 2017 off right by certifying more new homes! Thanks to Epic Homes, LLC, Great Southern Homes and Essex Homes for continuing to build high performance homes into 2017!
We are pleased to announce our new CHiP Homes Map where you can see all of the 2,700+ homes in the program. We’ll keep updating the map as we issue more certifications. Use the map to find Certified High Performance Homes in your area or to see if your home is a CHiP Home. Click… Continue reading We’re on the map!
Our Builders! The CHiP Home Program has certified over 2,550 homes in South Carolina (and Georgia). From Florence to Aiken, Blythewood to Gilbert – CHiP Homes are all over the place. Thanks to our builder partners – Essex Homes, SE, Great Southern Homes, Sovereign Homes, Epic Homes, LLC and Paradime Construction – for continuing to… Continue reading 2, 4, 6, 8! Who do we appreciate?
With so many appliances constantly at work in your home, it is hard to know whether gas or electric is more efficient. You may not think about it when you are cooking your favorite meal or using your dryer, but there are certainly pros and cons to each option. If you are considering how to… Continue reading Gas or Electric? Eco-Friendly Appliances Examined