Energy Efficiency


Exterior & Insulation

  • Blown Cellulose Insulation offers a high R-Value as well as superior overall performance.
  • Radiant Barrier Roof Decking filters out 97% of the radiant heat keeping your attic up to 30 degrees cooler during the summer.


Windows & Doors

  • Energy efficient low-E coated glass helps keep excess heat out during the summer and cold in winter.
  • Insulated exterior doors retain heating and cooling at entry points.


HVAC & Appliances

  • Efficient AC & Heat Systems better regulate indoor temperature resulting in lower monthly energy bills
  • Programmable Thermostats allow homeowners to schedule heating and cooling cycles that fit their family’s lifestyle.
  • Energy Star Appliances in the kitchen use 10-50% less water and energy than standard appliances.



  • Tankless Water Heater* is an included feature which provides hot water on demand and reduces energy cost  (*floor plan specific)
  • Low-flow faucets and fixtures are installed that reduce water consumption without affecting performance.
  • Landscaping includes native plants that significantly reduce the need for watering.  



  • Direct Vent Fireplaces eliminates drafts and heat loss associated with other fireplaces. 
  • LED Light Bulbs use about 75% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb and last 10-25 times longer. 

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