Benefits of Building a Green Home

July 16, 2015

Benefits of Building a Green Home

benefits of building a green homeDid you know? The typical household spends about $2,150 a year on residential energy bills according to the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The built environment has a vast impact on the natural environment, human health, and the economy. By adopting green building strategies, we can maximize both economic and environmental performance. There are countless environmental, economic, and social benefits to building a green home such as, improving air and water quality of your home, reducing operating costs of home maintenance, and overall improvement in your quality of life.

That’s why Crystal Creek Builders is so proud to build Health Smart™ Homes right here in Prescott. Our custom built homes are designed to last for a lifetime with the type of environmental impact homeowners can be proud of and pass down to future generations. In fact, every new Crystal Creek home includes the following the Health Smart features:

  • Highly energy efficient home design
  • Extensive use of recycled natural materials when possible
  • Hot water re-circulating pump
  • Ductwork sealed with mastic at joints for reduced leakage and increased energy savings
  • Air returns designed for maximum balance of heating and cooling systems
  • Energy efficient construction framing
  • Quality dual-pane vinyl Low-E thermal windows and skylights
  • Efficient heating and cooling equipment
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Airtight recessed ceiling can lights
  • Ceiling fans for increased air movement
  • Sensitivity to nature preservation
  • Low water-use toilets and faucets

If you’re ready to build a custom home in Prescott, Arizona that makes a positive environmental impact, contact Crystal Creek Builders today to learn more about our Health Smart™ Homes. And don’t forget to ask about our free lot evaluation.

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