Yearly Cost Comparison

Owning a Faganel Builders Millennium III Energy-Efficient Green Home will SAVE you:
$1,528 per year compared to a recently built Energy Star rated home ($127 average/month)
$3,723 per year compared to a home built 15 years ago ($310 average/month)
$6,731 per year compared to a home built 50 years ago ($560 average/month)
Annual Operational Costs include:  Heating Cost, Cooling Cost, Water Heating Cost, Lights & Appliances Cost, Sewer and Water Cost and Maintenance Costs.

Model house – The same 3,200 sq. ft., full basement, 2-story house was used for each scenario above with only the individual components and building techniques changing from house to house.
Assumes that the house is operated in a reasonable fashion with routine maintenance and service performed on a regular basis.  Faganel homes results based on new construction and efficiencies may diminish slightly as home ages. Occupant living style will influence individual results.
Resources:
Water savings calculations are based on EPA Water Sense Calculator at www.epa.gov/watersense/calculator
Heating, cooling, water heating, lighting and appliances have been calculated using RemRate software version 12, along with supporting information from Energy Star, GE ECM motors, ARI and individual manufacturer information.