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ENERGY STAR New Homes


 

Benefits of owning an ENERGY STAR qualified new home include:


A Label Backed by the Government —All ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are certified to meet EPA’s strict guidelines for energy efficiency. This exemplary performance is verified by an independent third party. 

 

Lower Utility Costs — Compared to standard homes, ENERGY STAR qualified new homes use substantially less energy for heating, cooling, and hot water heating. Homeowners can expect to save about $200–$400 annually on their utility bills.

 

More Comfortable/ Quieter Homes —The energy-efficient features of ENERGY STAR qualified new homes keep out excessive heat, cold, and noise, and ensure consistent temperatures between and across rooms-making these homes more comfortable to live in.

 

Helping to Create a Better Future — By purchasing an ENERGY STAR qualified new home, you are joining millions of consumers who have switched to ENERGY STAR, helping our nation reduce our energy needs and building a cleaner environment for the future.

 

Features of our ENERGY STAR qualified new homes include:

 

Effective Insulation — Properly installed insulation that meets or exceeds national code requirements helps to achieve even temperatures throughout the home while using less energy. The result is lower utility costs and a quieter, more comfortable home.

 

High-Performance Windows — Advanced window coatings help to keep heat in during winter and out during summer. They also block damaging ultraviolet sunlight that can discolor carpets and furniture.

 

Tight Construction and Tight Ducts — Attention to detail by sealing all holes, cracks, and seams in ducts and construction assemblies helps eliminate drafts, moisture, dust, pests, and pollen. This improves comfort and the quality of indoor air, while lowering maintenance costs.

 

Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling Equipment — More efficient and properly sized heating and cooling systems use less energy, which reduces utility bills. These systems also turn on and off less frequently, removing more humidity and providing better comfort. 

As a certified HERS rater, we can inspect your home to verify that it meets ENERGY STAR guidelines so that it can receive the ENERGY STAR label.

 

We are proud to provide rating services to qualify new homes for the ENERGY STAR® label.  ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Even in states with more rigorous energy codes, the U.S. EPA ensures that ENERGY STAR remains the symbol for truly energy-efficient performance. These homes are good for businesses, consumers, and the environment.

 

For more information on ENERGY STAR qualified new homes, Call or e-mail us!  info@carolinahomeperformanceinc.com

 

Learn more about ENERGY STAR qualified new homes at http://www.energystar.gov/.

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