Energy Considerations
  • 12.0 SEER system
  • Pleated HVAC filter
  • No vapor barrier installed on inside of exterior walls
  • Recessed-can lighting fixtures are insulated and air-tight
  • Usable outdoor areas and decks
  • Large roof overhangs that project a minimum of 24" horizontally
  • Insulating Low-E double-pane windows and doors
  • Ceiling fans
  • No change in direction in any one truck or branch duct run greater that 180 degrees
  • HVAC system tested and balanced
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Continuous ridge vent
  • Convection oven
  • Gas water heater
  • Natural daylight without direct solar heat gain
    Materials
  • Low maintenance Fiber Cement Board Siding
  • Durable wood flooring
    Water
  • Energy Star dishwasher
  • Low maintenance landscaping
  • Plant based mulch
    Health and Safety
  • No fiberglass fibers exposed to airstreams in the entire duct system
  • Exhaust fans
  • Low VOC paints
    Community
  • Built-in recycling center