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Your Guide to Energy Star® Homes: What Sets Us Apart

May 15, 2024

We are excited to introduce our new line of Energy Star® Certified homes, which set a new standard for sustainable living. Each home is carefully crafted with innovative features that reduce energy consumption and enhance comfort and durability. Let's explore what makes our Energy Star® Certified homes the smart choice for your next living space.

Structural Excellence

Our homes are designed to be durable and energy-efficient. They feature superior thermal performance with 2x6 exterior walls, R-21 and R-49 insulation, and Grade 1 insulation throughout. Additionally, the roof trusses are designed to optimize attic insulation. Every detail, from insulated floor rims to vinyl-backed blankets in unfinished foundation walls, is engineered for maximum energy efficiency.

LED Lighting and Dimmable Switches

Discover the brilliance of LED lighting for your entire home. Our 100% LED setup guarantees exceptional energy efficiency, using up to 90% less power than traditional incandescent bulbs. With dimmable switches, you have full control over your lighting, saving energy and extending the lifespan of the bulbs.

Efficient Mechanical Systems

Benefit from a 96% efficiency furnace and 14 SEER AC unit, designed to reduce heating and cooling costs while maximizing comfort. Our hybrid recirculating heat pump water heaters save money by harnessing ambient warmth.

Energy Star® Rated Appliances

Your home is equipped with Energy Star® certified appliances, which reduce energy use without compromising performance and enhance overall efficiency.

Future-Ready Features

We are preparing your home for the future by installing electrical conduits for electric vehicle charging and solar panels, making sustainable living easy.

Enhanced Comfort and Conservation

Our Low-E windows with argon gas reflect heat, while insulated fiberglass front doors maintain consistent indoor temperatures. Water-conserving faucets, toilets, and fully ducted return air systems contribute to resource conservation and reduced energy costs.

Smart Technology

Control your home's temperature effortlessly with programmable thermostats and passive cross ventilation, ensuring optimal air circulation and quality.

Environmentally Conscious Design

We prioritize environmental care by using rain sensors on irrigation systems to conserve water by disabling cycles during rainy weather.

Join Us in Embracing Sustainable Living

We are dedicated to constructing homes that surpass expectations and lead the way to a more sustainable future. Our Energy Star® Certified homes save you money—up to $1800 annually compared to average US homes—and contribute to a healthier planet.

Learn more about our Energy Star® Certified homes here!


New home prices, included features and available locations are subject to change without notice. Stated dimensions and square footage are approximate. Artist renderings are not guaranteed to be drawn to scale.

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