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  • Stringent performance standards for air tightness and energy consumption.  High efficiency insulation and caulking/sealing to control air leaks through walls, roofs and floors.
  • Strict attention to economic feasibility, building durability, occupant comfort, family health and indoor air quality.  A heat/energy recovery ventilator will provide a constant supply of filtered fresh air.
  • Optimized heating and cooling system to maximize performance of home.
  • Control of summer heat through shading, window orientation and passive ventilation.
  • Water recirculation pumps that deliver hot water on demand, reduce water waste, and conserve energy.
  • Solar photovoltaic panels to generate on-site electricity.
  • Low electrical loads with LED lighting, Energy Star Appliances, and efficient heating/cooling systems.
  • Durable exterior materials with low maintenance required after installation.
  • High performance windows and doors.
  • Cool Metal Roofing that has a High Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) to reduce heat loads. Metal roofing  materials are resistant to fire, rot, and insects creating a long lasting and durable system.
  • Formaldehyde Free interior surfaces including cabinets, adhesives, furnishing, and flooring.

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