We Test the Science in Our Homes

htsolutions"Energy efficient." You hear the term thrown around so loosely these days that it's almost lost its impact.


Manufacturers and even home builders so often claim they are "green" or "high tech," but what does that really mean? Do they regularly test their products and practices?


Cobblestone Homes goes beyond the cliche. We're the real deal when it comes to the latest high-tech solutions that benefit our homeowners and our planet. We walk the walk.

reddoorAt Cobblestone Homes, we take energy efficiency very seriously. We know that saving you money on energy bills is as vital as preserving Earth's precious resources. We perform rigorous tests on our homes, methods and the products we put in them. We build a test house each year to try out new technologies. We verify the science utilized in our homes, ensuring Cobblestone homes are built for health, durability and comfort. And we have built and certified more ENERGY STAR homes than all other builders in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Yes, Cobblestone builds energy-efficient homes. We are green. But more than that, we're high-performance.

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Although they look like most homes and are connected to the utility grid, Cobblestone's ZEH (Zero Energy Homes) are significantly different than other houses. Unlike other homes, over the course of a year, our Zero Energy Homes produce about as much energy as they consume. This “net zero” consumption level is accomplished through the combination of energy-efficient construction and the homes' renewable energy technology. Cobblestone's first ZEH in 2010 — Michigan's first ZEH — was also the first home in the U.S. to utilize Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles. These extremely affordable, state-of-the-art homes are about information, innovation and inspiration — showcasing tomorrow’s technologies today. Sustainable is attainable!




InVision Zero Home | Vision Zero Home

Contact Us

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Sales: (989) 692-0210


Office: (989) 692-0140


Fax: (989) 692-0142


Design Studio Address:
5474 Garfield Rd
Suite 2
Saginaw, MI 48603


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 604
Freeland, MI 48623



High Performance

We focus on:

  • Advanced Framing
  • Thermal Envelope
  • Air Sealing
  • Sealed Ducts
  • Superior Insulation
  • High-Tech Mechanicals
  • Proper Ventilation
  • Carbon Monoxide Detection
  • Radon Protection
  • Moisture Management
  • Formal Testing

About Michigan's First ZEH

3118 Summerhill Lane,
Bay City, Michigan


Style of Home: Ranch
Sq. Footage: 1752 Sq Ft
Number of Bedrooms: 3
Number of Bathrooms: 2


• Never in the history of the Tri-Cities has there been a home built that produces more energy than it consumes! This is a first – the area’s first Net Zero energy home.


• This state of the art home is about information, innovation, and inspiration – showcasing tomorrow’s technologies today.


• This curb-appealing ranch home is not only attractive, but was built to highlight premier building practices – visitors will be able to look behind the walls, interact with building materials, and see Dow Corning’s technology in solar panels in action. What more could you ask for!


• Be the first to see Dow Chemical’s Powerhouse Solar Shingle – applied and functioning – offering energy efficiency while integrating seamlessly into traditional asphalt shingles.


• Did we mention that the home’s hot water is produced through solar energy as well? You can see the unit in action as it provides hot water to the Moen water-saving faucets throughout the home.


• If you are wondering about the aesthetics of the home, it is beautiful and features gorgeous Kraftmaid cabinets, hand-scraped hardwood floors, a tiled shower, and a Cobblestone custom-built bookcase and media entertainment center.


Guaranteed Energy Bills

Cobblestone Homes guarantees your energy costs on select group plans from our home plan library. Yes, we believe in our product that much!


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“Where innovation meets craftsmanship”

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Sales: (989) 692-0210


Office: (989) 692-0140


Fax: (989) 692-0142


Design Studio Address:
5474 Garfield Rd.
Suite 2
Saginaw, MI 48603

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