Building and designing green homes is one of our core principles. After all, it's what the G in our name stands for! Our team is dedicated to finding innovative ways to support our conservation efforts in every project. Our home design team can work with you to determine the placement of your home on the lot to determine factors that will naturally increase your energy efficiency.
Even if you aren't building new, there are numerous products that can be incorporated in an existing home to save you money and energy. Everyday decor such as your window treatments can be scheduled to open and close at peak times to maximize light while also helping to regulate your home's temperature based on the season. With today's technology we can also schedule appliances and lights in the home to be sure you aren't using energy during peak times, again saving money and resources. Keep in mind that technology extends past electronics in your home. It also includes the processes that manufacturers of everyday household items such as flooring, cabinets and countertops use to produce their materials. By conserving energy in production and distribution as well as using recycled goods and non-toxic substances they greatly reduce the impact on our environment as well as improve the air quality in your home. Like we said, the list of design and technology options for your home go far beyond this list. Contact us today to discuss details on products and processes that can help you reduce the use to save energy and money!
CRG Companies believes in implementing green practices into all we do! We have the resources to ensure you landscape plan is as energy efficient as your home. Options such as living roofs, rainwater collection, solar technology, and automation of irrigation systems are just a few of the proactive steps you can take to ensure you protect the natural environment as well as save money in energy use and wasted resources.
Endless Possibilities Extend Past the Front Door
Part of what makes working with CRG Companies different is our ability to bring together multiple contractors and services from the start of your project and to keep each area involved throughout the entire process. We have many specialties on staff, such as custom paver and hardscape installers, a home technology team, pool and water feature designers as well as landscape designers, so you don’t have to seek another company to handle your outdoor living area. We will coordinate this as part of our home design and construction process.
Custom Outdoor Living Services
Living on the South Carolina coast much of our time is spent outdoors enjoying the virtually year round warm climate of the Grand Strand. At CRG Companies, we include custom outdoor design as part of our home design process to ensure all elements, both indoor and outdoor, function together properly.
Your outdoor living design can include a range of products and services such as:
- Water Features
- Landscaped Lighting
- Irrigation Control
- Pools & Spas
- Outdoor Audio & Entertainment Systems
- Kitchens & Firepits
- Beach Access
- Living Roofs & Walls
- Playgrounds & Treehouses
- Gates & Access Control
Our home design architects will work with our landscape team to ensure plants and trees are strategically placed to provide additional shading and protection from the elements, which can help with heating and cooling costs, especially in the warm summer months! They will also account for water drainage, soil types, and other environmental factors that can impact the longevity of your landscaping. They will also work with you to select a plan that requires a maintenance level that fits your lifestyle.
As part of our outdoor living design services, we offer custom hardscape design including paver installation. Pavers provide an attractive, high-end alternative to traditional hardscapes for your walkways, driveways, patios, and other outdoor areas. Available in a variety of looks, their popularity stems from the increase in design flexibility allowing for more creativity in your outdoor hardscape design. Pavers can be used along with traditional masonry products and cement
Living roofs are an attractive addition to your home that provide low maintenance aesthetics as well as numerous environmental benefits. Once mature, a living roof can provide a unique feature to the exterior of your home that will assist in providing additional insulation, noise reduction, as well as filtering toxins from the air and helping with storm runoff, ultimately extending the life of your roof.
CRG Companies provides turnkey pool and spa services including design, permitting, construction as well as the hardscapes, landscaping and gates that surround your pool. We are all versed in the local regulations as well as how to assess your natural terrain for optimal placement and can assist in incorporating other outdoor features such a kitchen design and recreational areas. Out in-house technology team can also assist with automation of pool settings, access control, and lighting.
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