BEAZER HOMES. The Hayden
Lakes community in Cypress, Texas offers Energy Star Certified homes ranging
from 2,067 to 4,945 square feet. The homes feature open-cell spray foam
insulation that reduces air leakage, allows for smaller-sized HVAC units, and
reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
BEAZER HOMES. Other
sustainable features at Hayden Lakes include low-E windows, media filters to
reduce dust, programmable thermostats, and low-VOC paints and carpets to reduce harmful
BRIGHTON HOMES. The
Brownstone mode in Boise, Idaho’s Mill District Square encompasses many sustainable
construction practices, Homes are designed for efficient HVAC layouts with
adequate space for ductwork and centralized distribution. Air sealing is
carefully inspected by superintendents to ensure complete coverage of all gaps
BRIGHTON HOMES. The
company’s construction operations coordinator runs the Brighton University
program four times a year to educate superintendents and staff on best
practices, including Energy Star guidelines.
KB HOME. Homes in the company’s Bartram Creek development in Jacksonville, Fla., are energy efficient
thanks to blown-in attic insulation, radiant barrier roofing, insulated garage
doors, and low-E windows.
KB HOME. The company’s residences in Bartram Creek come with energy-efficient lighting, Energy Star appliances, programmable thermostats, and smart USB outlets that optimize the charging time of electronic devices.
PROVIDENCE HOMES. This company has built more than 700 Energy Star Certified homes in its Jacksonville, Fla., market.
PROVIDENCE HOMES. Boasting
a HERS score of 52, the firm's 4,198-square-foot Monroe model offers its owners a
low electric bill of less than $140 a month.
IVEY HOMES. The
company’s iveyWise program offers energy-efficient homes standard in its
Georgia market. Features include radiant barrier roof sheathing, advanced
framing, extensive air sealing, and a third-party guarantee for heating and
cooling energy usage.
IVEY HOMES. Rigorous air
sealing controls moisture, prevents dirt and pollen from leaking inside the
home, and increases indoor air
quality and energy efficiency.
VIP HOMES. Energy-efficient
features include low-E dual-pane windows, insulated ductwork, and cathedralized