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R-Value Homes Events

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We host multiple events through the year. Here is where you can find all of our upcoming events and past events like: 

  • Pre-Drywall Open Houses
  • Educational Conferences
  • HBA Parade of Homes

Upcoming Events:

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We host multiple events during the year. Be sure to follow us on socials or sign up for our email list to be the first to know about our next event!


Past Events

Remodeling and New Homes Show

Remodeling & New Homes Show

January 12-14, 2024 | Join us at Booth #2200 for show-only  offers and meet owner, Jake Vierzen. 

Jake will be speaking on Friday and Saturday at 5pm on the topic "Home Building Blunders." You don't want to miss this!


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What Goes into a "Green" Home?

August 16, 2023 | Learn the one strategy that more than any other, impacts: Health, Comfort, Efficiency and Durability

 There is also a live virtual tour so more of you can join us!

Space is limited, so we are ticketing (for free). 

Burken Punt Open House

Burken Punt Open House

July 13-15, 2023 | Check out the incredible experience of our latest home: "Burken Punt" in Forest Hills. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only!


Join us anytime from 3:00pm-7:30pm
Booth Setup Home and Garden Show 2023

2023 West Michigan Home and Garden Show

March 2-5, 2023 | Join Us at Booth # 1528 and for a Live Seminar on Friday, March 3rd with Jake Vierzen. You will also see up close some of the ways our homes are different from the ground up.

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Pre-Drywall Open House

December 16-17, 2023 | Far better than browsing pictures online, we are excited to invite you to see, touch and experience this home for yourself. 

2022 Michigan Parade of Homes

2022 Parade of Homes

R-Value Homes is pleased to promote our 2022 Parade of Homes showpiece.  We scoured this lot for the most buildable location and found the perfect place to nestle this four-bedroom 3.5 bathroom 3000 square foot beauty. 

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Net Zero Home Open House

April 1 & 2, 2022 | Join us to see an amazing Net-Zero home, custom built to Vastu-Shastra standards. Packed with unique features, including rainwater storage & graywater heat recovery,  this all electric residence is sure to impress.

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Learn to Build a Net-Zero Home

April 1, 2022 | R-Value Homes founder Jake Veirzen will be leading this presentation on what it takes to build a home that produces as much energy as it consumes.

Peace of Mind Home Tour

Peace of Mind III Home Tour

August 20 & 21, 2021 | The Peace of Mind III is a passive solar home for a retired couple who desire a low maintenance home with minimal energy bills. At this home you will see: Tesla Powerwall, Panasonic PV panels,  Zero Step Entry, ICF Walls and more!

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Before the Drywall Open House

April 30 & May 1, 2021 | Have you ever wondered what goes into a net zero ready home? Now is your chance to see and learn the differences in the "bones" of our ICF walls homes compared with all the others out there.

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Zero Energy Home Open House

August 7, 2020 | This home will be passively heated by the sun during the winter months, without adding heat in the summer. More than that, a photovoltaic array (a.k.a. solar panels) on the roof will provide all the of electrical needs of this home. Since it will use a heat pump for all heating and cooling, that means no gas OR electric bill!

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Better Building Workshop: Learn from My Mistakes!

May 7, 2020 | They say smart people learn from their mistakes, but really smart people learn from other's mistakes. Well now is your chance to be really smart, because I have a pretty decent collection of blunders, goof ups, and mistakes to share with you! This will be an interactive zoom meeting with stories and photos where you will learn the easy way what I learned the hard way. 

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Before the Drywall Open House at the Zero Energy Ready Project

February 22, 2020 | Expect to see:

Insulated Concrete Form exterior walls, Metal stud interior walls, Variable vapor barrier ceiling air barrier and mechanical chase, Air sealing methods,
Triple glazed tilt-n-turn windows, Composite metal/concrete subfloor, Exterior insulated garage walls, Fire resistant construction, Passive solar strategies employed, See how mechanicals are run, and finishes are attached.
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The Building Better Workshop: All about ICF's

January 16, 2020 | Although we introduced the concept of Insulating Concrete Forms at our Net Zero workshop, this time we will take a much closer look at all things ICF; from the differences between brands, to installing and finishing, to what it is like to live in one. As usual, we will conclude with a Q&A session, so come prepared!

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Learn How to Build a Net-Zero Home!

September 19, 2019 | Learn how we take the mystery out of building net-zero homes while enjoying grilled brats with all the fixings, when you attend this educational event!

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Net-Zero Energy Conference

May 8, 2019 | We are participating in this conference that features a full slate of great speakers and subjects centered around building a net-zero energy home. Jake Vierzen of R-Value Homes will be on the panel discussing the topic: "Thermal Envelope Strategies for achieving net-zero".

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Modern Concrete Home Pre-Drywall Open House

May 8, 2019 | Here's what you will see:
Insulating Concrete Form walls
Composite steel and concrete subfloor
Extreme air sealing details
Polished concrete floors
Beautiful, bold, and modern design
Fiberglass windows

Zero Energy Edition

Better Building Home Tour: Zero Energy Edition

September 21-22, 2018 | See the result of attention to all the right details, resulting in a beautiful home offering a superior living experience that will last hundreds of years! HERS score of 7! (93% more efficient that a modern code-built home) Zero step design by Image Design, Diamond polished concrete floors & MORE!

Passive Solar Open house

Passive Solar ICF Home Open House

April 13-14, 2018 | Come take a tour of this home designed around Comfort, Health, and Efficiency. See how the right combination of great products and craftsmanship work better together than the sum of their parts. While appearing completely "normal"; this home uses 72% less energy than a typical new home, protects its occupants from fire, tornadoes, allergens, and ugly home syndrome.

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Before the Drywall Green Home Tour

October 6-7, 2018 | Join us for a green home tour! WHAT: An under construction, passive solar ICF home designed by Image Design
WHY: Because it is a great opportunity to see the “bones” of a comfortable, healthy, efficient home built to last hundreds of years