Categories: Energy Smart | Posted: October 24, 2016 | Comments Off on Living “Green” – Having Sustainable Features In Your Home
Energy efficiency means doing more while using less energy. Now, more than ever, it is important to be environmentally aware, which includes living a more efficient lifestyle.
Being aware of your environmental impact allows you to play a key part in helping stop pollution and waste, while also saving money. What better way to live “green” then by including sustainable features in your next home.
If you are looking for a cost effective, energy smart lifestyle for your family, then Regent Homes is the builder for you! The goal at Regent Homes is to build high-performance EnergySmart homes that require less maintenance cost and more energy saving features for you.
What is an EnergySmart home?
You may be asking yourself, what is an EnergySmart home? Essentially, these homes offer three key features.
• Less Maintenance
Spend less on maintenance and spend more time with your family.
• Reduced Energy Usage
Save money by using less energy in your home.
• Advanced Construction Technology and Materials
Advanced technology creates a healthier, quieter, and more comfortable home for you and your family.
How does Regent Homes incorporate Energy Efficiency?
There are a number of exciting features that will be incorporated into your new energy efficient home. Not only will you save on energy costs with these features, but will also be making a positive “green” impact by saving energy.
• Individual HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Score
• Improved thermal system
• LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing
• Low-E 71/38 Windows with Vinyl Frames
• Tight Construction
• Passive Attic Ventilation
• Right-sized Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)
• Minimum 14 SEER Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)
• Energy-efficient Lighting
• Energy-efficient Appliances
Indoor Environmental Quality
All Regent Homes come standard with a plethora of indoor environmental features including:
Dedicated Exhaust Systems
Living “Green” – Having Sustainable Features In Your HomeAll bathroom toilet and bath/shower area vents are designed to exhaust warm, humid air to the exterior of the home. This feature helps remove moisture and odor and sends it to the exterior of your home.
Set your thermostat to your schedule, so that you can turn the air conditioning or furnace off when it is not needed.
Internal Moisture Management
Air flow measurement, pressure balancing, fresh air ventilation and “right-sized” HVAC equipment work to reduce moisture in multiple ways, enhancing comfort.
Low VOC Paint
Have less odor and contaminants to impact indoor air quality.
Low VOC Cabinetry
Cabinets that use environmentally responsible materials and low-emission coating. Results in less odor and contaminants to impact indoor air quality.
Low VOC Carpet
Carpets carrying the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) Green Label® for low VOC emissions strictly limit substances that off-gas into the environment.
• Delta® Low-Flow Faucets
• Energy-efficient Gas or Electric Water Heaters
• High-efficiency Dishwashers
• Water Efficient Toilets
• Water Efficient Landscaping
• Efficient PEX Plumbing
Start playing your part by living “green.” With the help of Regent Homes, you and your family can live in a new home filled with environmentally friendly features. What are you waiting for? Start living green today!