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Net Zero Energy Home

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Our entry in this year’s Homarama, The Claiborne is reflective of TesCon’s Life-Wise Home® concept in construction of custom building. You will see a unique, one of a kind, High Performance Net Zero Energy home with a HER’s rating of -3. The home is projected to produce more energy than it uses reflected in utility costs. In addition you will experience all the interior and exterior upgrades and finishes in the design that you have come to expect in a Homarama house.

As a Net Zero Energy Home, this home produces as much energy through renewable resources, such as solar panels, as it consumes.  Only a Net Zero Energy Home can score 0 on the RESNET HERS Index.  This home scored a remarkable -3 rating!  The benefits of a Zero Energy Home include reduced temperature fluctuations improving health and comfort, plus cost effectiveness providing protection against fluctuations in energy prices with the and potential elimination of energy bills altogether.

Environmental protection is provided in a truly “green” home, reducing greenhouse gases, cutting carbon emissions and saving energy.

Custom Homes are built with a precise emphasis on longevity and personalization, providing many creative features coupled with adaptability. This is also a wheelchair friendly, “aging in place” home.  These distinctive homes are being designed and built for progressive thinkers who desire specific amenities and flexible space that will meet their current lifestyles, but are also concerned with future transitions.

This new predisposition for added value and personalized space has forged a demand for homes that can satisfy different needs as they experience changes in their lifestyles.  Jeff Testerman, the president of TesCon Inc. located in Union Township, Ohio and Bob Springer, VP of marketing and sales, affirms this growing penchant to create residences that will serve the homeowner and families for generations.  Life-Wise Homes® fulfills this preference for creative space and adaptability with a unique concept that we call the “expandable home”.  This innovative maxim utilizes universal design solutions to satisfy lifestyle changes and offers the homeowner intrinsic value for many decades.


Mr. Testerman emphasizes homeowner participation, in the design process. Your ideas and personal preferences drive the planning and construction of your new home. Specific spaces are designed for your personal use, for example, an exercise room, craft center, gardening                     workroom, or a convenient home office. These personal spaces will exemplify the quality of life and comfort that this builder facilitate with each and every home that he builds for his customers.


Just a few of the select features that you see in our Homarama home are wider doorways and hallways, lever-style door handles, easy-access countertops and cabinets, and convenient lighting controls.  There are specific accoutrements such as insulated steel exterior doors, wood trimmed triple-pane thermal windows, active and passive solar energy techniques and geo-thermal heating and cooling. The outdoor lighting and casement windows ensures your safety and security as well as the security system. Compared to many standard homes that are being built today, Life-Wise Homes® are constructed with quality products and professional workmanship. We offer value- added properties, which are considered standard in our homes, includes 2”x 6” exterior wall construction, roof trusses and rafters that are mechanically fastened for added strength, and numerous energy-efficient products to offer maximum comfort and conserve utility costs.


The most important element in the construction of your new home is your confidence in your builder and their representatives during the building process and satisfaction with the finished product.  TesCon Inc. provides you with unmatched customer service and tireless attention to detail.


Our satisfied customers include growing extended families, busy professionals, empty nesters and retired couples. These discerning homeowners realize that the quality built into their custom home will remain long after their financial commitment is satisfied.  Your new home with TesCon Inc. will provide you with comfort and value for many decades.  A significant difference that separates us from most homebuilders is our pre-construction meetings with the consumer and weekly job inspections scheduled to assure total quality control.  A final walk-through with our project superintendent ensures that we obtain our utmost goal … total satisfaction from our customers.  A home from TesCon Inc. will fulfill your specific needs for a lifetime.  We believe that your home should be your castle!


We look forward to seeing you on the Touring Edition of Homarama at our house # 2, The Claiborne.  See a special glimpse of how future building practices should and will be performed.  To obtain more information about TesCon Inc. and their Life-Wise Homes® or Net-Zero designed house plans, please call Bob Springer at 937-603-3891 or Jeff Testerman at 937-833-6838.  They will be pleased to meet with you and show how you can have the home that you have always desired.  Your Home For Tomorrow, Today.