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12 Hallmarks Of New Construction

12 Hallmarks Of New Construction

Dec/07/2016 by CHERYLC

I was at a local city building department just the other day and happened to hear a conversation taking place at the counter that made me ponder a bit about how new construction is far superior to old construction. The gentleman was discussing pulling permits and said that he remembered a time...

 
1250 Native Trees Donated to Swaner Nature Preserve in Park City

1250 Native Trees Donated to Swaner Nature Preserve in Park City

Nov/20/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

PARK CITY, Utah – Ivory Homes has gifted 1,250 native trees and shrubs of eight different species (Betulas, Cornus, Populus, Prunus, Ribies and Salix) to Swaner Nature Preserve in Park City, Utah. These trees were donated to assist in conservation efforts and improve the future health of watersheds...

 
4 Reasons Ivory Homes Uses Blown In Insulation on New Homes

4 Reasons Ivory Homes Uses Blown In Insulation on New Homes

Dec/07/2016 by IVORY HOMES

Studies by the US Department of Energy show that 40% of a home’s energy is lost as the result of air infiltration through walls, windows and doorways.  A lot of the value of a home comes with how it was constructed. Small details can make a big difference, including on...

 
Elementary Students Learn the Importance of Trees

Elementary Students Learn the Importance of Trees

Nov/29/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

 SYRACUSE, Utah –  Syracuse Arts Academy (North Campus) was selected from numerous applicants to receive a tree donation to support their new state-of-the-art amphitheater for the school and the local community. Ivory Homes has generously donated 24 trees to be planted around...

 
How Ivory Homes Saves Homeowners Money on Lighting

How Ivory Homes Saves Homeowners Money on Lighting

Dec/07/2016 by IVORY HOMES

  According to the Department of Energy, nationwide, lighting accounts for about 10% of the electricity we use in our homes and accounts for 20% of your total electric bill. By replacing incandescent bulbs with more energy efficient models of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) or light-emitting...

 
How to Plant for Success

How to Plant for Success

Nov/07/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

Despite unpopular opinion, fall is the perfect time to plant trees and woody shrubs. With the weather cooling down and winter just around the corner, now is the time to get your trees in the ground and established so they can enter dormancy with the first winter frost. 1. Choosing the right space for...

 
Ivory Homes Awarded for 30000 Tree Initiative by Utah Business Magazine

Ivory Homes Awarded for 30000 Tree Initiative by Utah Business Magazine

Nov/01/2018 by Megan McNulty

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Ivory Homes was recently recognized with the 2018 Green Business Award from Utah Business Magazine. This award honors organizations and individuals that have made an effort to promote sustainability throughout Utah communities. Ivory Homes was chosen for this award because...

 
Ivory Homes Colony Pointe Community Receives 41 New Trees

Ivory Homes Colony Pointe Community Receives 41 New Trees

Nov/07/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

LEHI, Utah – Ivory Homes donated 41 new trees to its Colony Pointe community in an effort to replace trees damaged by fire blight. This disease is caused by bacterium Erwinia amylovora that causes trees to look contaminated and lifeless. The Colony Pointe community was effected because...

 
Ivory Homes Employees Take on Monthlong Clear the Air Challenge

Ivory Homes Employees Take on Monthlong Clear the Air Challenge

Feb/07/2019 by Megan McNulty

Ivory Homes employees are taking the Clear the Air Challenge this February. The month-long challenge, backed by the Salt Lake Chamber and in partnership with UCAIR and TravelWise, is designed to encourage Utahn’s to reduce their vehicle emissions by choosing alternative forms of transportation. The...

 
Ivory Homes Kicks off 30000 Tree Initiative by Replacing Local Familys Tree

Ivory Homes Kicks off 30000 Tree Initiative by Replacing Local Familys Tree

Nov/20/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – On Aug. 3, with partners TreeUtah and UCAIR, Ivory Homes kicked off the effort to plant 30,000 trees throughout Utah by replacing a local family’s tree that was destroyed by a drunk driver in West Valley. "We're just so appeciative of Ivory homes and their...

 
Stay Cozy This Winter and Save Up To 1200 on Utility Expenses with Ivory Homes

Stay Cozy This Winter and Save Up To 1200 on Utility Expenses with Ivory Homes

Nov/26/2018 by Megan McNulty

We all love walking into a warm home when it’s cold outside, especially after a long day of work. With the purchase of a new Ivory Home, you can enjoy the luxury of your home while having the ability to save up to $1,200 per year in utility expenses. These savings come from Ivory Homes’...

 
Students Honor Fallen Teacher with Memory Tree

Students Honor Fallen Teacher with Memory Tree

Nov/14/2018 by Emmeline Hoover

LEHI, Utah – On Sept. 25, students at Eaglecrest Elementary assisted in planting five tree in honor of Mr. Humphreys, a beloved teacher who recently passed away in a hiking accident. “He came in and he didn’t just tell the kids what to in P.E., he did it with them," fellow teacher...

 
We Are Planting 30000 Trees in Utah

We Are Planting 30000 Trees in Utah

Oct/30/2018 by Ivory Homes

Ivory Homes Announces Initiative to Plant 30,000 Trees in Utah Statewide Celebration of 30-Years of Excellence as Utah’s #1 Homebuilder   SALT LAKE CITY --- Ivory Homes, today announced in conjunction with the celebration of Earth Day 2018, the planting of 30,000 trees throughout Utah to...

 
What is A Green Home Builder

What is A Green Home Builder

Dec/17/2017 by IVORY HOMES

    Everyone is going green… or so they claim. It’s the popular thing to do now! But it’s hard to know if your home builder is truly going the extra mile to save the environment and save you money on your utility bills. So we thought we’d share what’s green...

 
Why Green Matters

Why Green Matters

Aug/19/2015 by BROOKECROFTS

  Being “Green” used to mean riding a bike to work or living off the land. Now it means a lot of things to a lot of people. To the automobile industry it means higher fuel efficiency and to the manufacturing sector it means producing more with less energy consumption and pollution;...