Categories: Blog, Buffalo Homes, Eco-Friendly Homes, Efficient lighting and appliances, ENERGEYSTAR, energy savings, ENERGYSTAR Certified, ENERGYSTAR Certified homes, high-efficiency heating and cooling, more consistent temperatures, New Homes, thermal enclosure system | Posted: September 29, 2016
Making the choice to own a home that meets the incredibly strict standards of the ENERGYSTAR label can offer you more than you think!
High-Efficiency Heating and Cooling
Homes with his system are more comfortable than what you would find in a standard house. They offer improved moisture control, much better indoor air quality, and quieter operation.
Thermal Enclosure System
Thermal enclosure reduces maintenance costs and utility bills while also improving durability and comfort. This state-of-the-art system includes high-performance windows, comprehensive air sealing, and insulation.
Water Protection System
The best building practices and materials combine to protect roofs, walls, and foundations from moisture. This helps ensure durability and prevent home air quality problems related to moisture.
Independent Inspections and Tests
ENERGYSTAR Certified homes must pass strenuous independent inspections and testing to comply with the strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Astounding Energy Savings
ENERGYSTAR Certified homes save up to 30% on energy costs per year as compared to other new homes. This can save a homeowner thousands of dollars over the years!
Efficient Lighting and Appliances
High-quality performance and reduced utility bills? What’s not to love? These lighting fixtures and appliances are more efficient than what you would find elsewhere.
Say Goodbye to Greenhouse Gasses
An ENERGYSTAR Certified home produces 3,700lb fewer greenhouse gasses per year as compared to a typical new home. That’s the equivalent of planting 43 trees! These homes are environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible.
More Consistent Temperatures
The thermal enclosure system works in conjunction with the high-efficiency heating and cooling, there are fewer hot and cold spots throughout the home.
Because ENGERYSTAR homes are held to more rigorous standards of both design and construction, they are more durable than the average home.