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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lord Contractors, Inc. is PHI-Certified

The Passive House standard is the most stringent building energy standard in the world. Certified passive homes provide superior comfort, indoor air quality and resilience as well as yield financial paybacks by lowering utility bills and reducing operating and maintenance costs.

Lord Contractors, Inc. is one of only a handful of Mid-Atlantic builders to be certified by the Passive House Institute to work with you to construct your custom, high-performance home.

Lord Contractors, Inc. is certified by the Passive House Institute

Passive House Principals

  1. Solar Orientation
  2. High Insulation
  3. Air Tight Enclosure
  4. Balanced Ventilation with Heat Recovery

To be PHI-Certified, builders must understand these principals; know how to meet unique challenges presented by North American climate and conditions; and have mastered PHI craftsmanship and techniques.

Whether you’re looking to a build a green home or just appreciate a lower total cost of ownership, contact Lord Contractors, Inc. for professional collaboration, superior craftsmanship, and quality construction of your high-performance home.

An Energy-Efficient Home Saves You Money

Choosing to build an energy-efficient or “green” home not only helps to protect the environment, it saves you money on your utility bills by consuming less power and resources — a choice that continues to give back long after construction has been completed. Some energy-efficient custom home building strategies that will contribute to long-term energy… Continue Reading

Lord Contractors Saves You Time, Money and Stress from Beginning to End

As an experienced, full-service construction company, Lord Contractors, Inc. handles all aspects of your building project from concept to completion. With a hands-on approach, Lord Contractors, Inc. assists clients in identifying objectives, presents options to maximize value, and provides planning and coordination of each customized construction project to ensure excellent results, keep the project running… Continue Reading