Summer water restrictions for Lubbock, Midland, and Odessa

With today being the official first day of summer, Betenbough Homes reminds our communities about the city’s water restrictions. Lubbock Homeowners: The annual water conservation measures Stage 1 out of four stages.   Restrictions associated with Stage 1 drought include: Landscape irrigation will be allowed two assigned days each week.  Addresses ending in 0, 3, 4, or 9 can water on Mondays and Thursdays.  Addresses ending … Continue reading Summer water restrictions for Lubbock, Midland, and Odessa

Energy Saving Tips for Spring & Summer

With spring just around the corner, warmer weather is fast approaching. Using your thermostat properly can help alleviate unnecessary costs and allow for more efficient energy consumption. In a recent article, the U.S. Energy Department gives simple ideas for energy efficiency that can benefit your pocketbook. According to the U.S. Energy Department, below are several strategies to help you save energy during spring and summer … Continue reading Energy Saving Tips for Spring & Summer

Should I Use LED Or Incandescent Christmas Lights?

Decorating your home and Christmas tree with lights is a fun, festive way to celebrate the season; But, is it environmentally friendly? Last year, Consumer Reports studied the differences between incandescent and LED lights and reported on what your family can do to celebrate the greenest Christmas possible. (Source) The study compared incandescent and LED bulbs in three sizes (mini, C7 and C9) and compared costs on 50 … Continue reading Should I Use LED Or Incandescent Christmas Lights?

Betenbough Homes Recognized as 2011 NAHB Research Center Green Partner of the Year

Betenbough Homes has been named an NAHB Research Center Green Partner of the Year for 2011. Being one of only a handful of the Research Center’s green certification participants to be honored with this award validates the commitment Betenbough Homes has made to providing its customers with increased value, comfort, durability, and efficiency through its Green Certified homes. “This is the first year since the … Continue reading Betenbough Homes Recognized as 2011 NAHB Research Center Green Partner of the Year

A Green Product to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Do you ever see a product advertised as green and wonder “how does it affect me?” To most people, a green home is not much different. It can be difficult to understand what makes a home green because there are lots of products, processes and resources that come together when a new home is built. To sum it up, green homes are energy efficient, durable and provide a … Continue reading A Green Product to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality