Courtesy Beazer Homes

Beazer Homes announced the completion of its first Nashville, Tennessee-area home to be certified as a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Zero Ready Home.

The Nashville home was built in Beazer Homes’ Waverly community in Mt. Juliet. Beazer is also building the first community of 100% DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes in the state of Tennessee at Tulip Hills in Hermitage. Tulip Hills offers four townhome floor plans and five single-family plans.

Beazer’s Energy Series Ready homes are Energy Star certified, Indoor airPLUS qualified, and certified by the DOE as a Zero Energy Ready Home. The homes, verified and certified by a third-party inspector, are 40% to 50% more efficient than typical new homes, according to Beazer. The builder says each home is designed to filter indoor air, which reduces outside pollutants like mold and toxic chemicals, and include energy-efficient features to help maintain ideal indoor temperatures.

“Every home we build is designed with cutting-edge, energy-efficient features,” says Geoff Hart, Nashville area president for Beazer Homes. “With better home performance, customers can save money on energy bills, enjoy improved air quality for healthier living, and live more comfortably in their home.”

Beazer Homes has made a commitment that, by the end of 2025, every single-family home the company builds will meet the requirements of the DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home program.

“This DOE program commitment represents a new level of quality, comfort, and innovation for our customers by providing them with a high-performance home and a reduced carbon footprint,” Hart says.

In addition to the milestone in Tennessee, Beazer Homes announced the launch of its Energy Series Ready homes in its Coda at Bedford community in Corona, California.

“At Beazer, we’re building a legacy of sustainability with materials and practices that lower carbon emissions, conserve energy and water consumption, and reduce waste,” says Jase Prewett, Southern California division president for Beazer Homes.

Beazer also launched its Energy Series Ready Solar homes, featuring the Tesla solar roof and Powerwall system, at Hampton Hills in Ellicott City, Maryland.

“The inclusion of the Tesla solar roof and Powerwall system allows homeowners to power their home anytime and give back to the energy grid,” says Chance Hall, Maryland market manager for Beazer Homes.