Benefits of Green Built Homes

The Green Built Homes Program encompass all aspects of environmental design and construction including:

  • SITE AND LANDSCAPE: healthy outdoors by using erosion control and saving existing trees
  • WATER EFFICIENCY: lower water bills by using high efficiency irrigation and plumbing fixtures
  • BUILDING ENVELOPE: lower utility bills by using high efficiency windows and insulation
  • HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS: higher comfort with efficiency equipment and sealed air ducts
  • APPLIANCES AND LIGHTING: lower utility bills by using Energy Star appliances and lighting
  • INDOOR AIR QUALITY: a healthy interior with non-toxic finishes and minimizing moisture
  • MATERIALS: a low maintenance home using durable, local, and recycled content materials