Benefits of Green Building
Arlington Designer Homes is committed to green, energy efficient home building for the:
• Health benefits
• Cost savings
• Reduced environmental footprint for our buyers and our community.
We build energy-efficient, ENERGY STAR® certified homes, and are honored to be one of only a handful of custom home builders to have completed multiple Arlington County Green Home Choice Program Award-Winning homes and multiple Falls Church City Green Home Award-Winning homes. Arlington Designer Homes also received the first ever Gold-level Green Building Certifications in Arlington and in Falls Church from the National Standard for Green Building.
Environmental benefits of green building include:
• Increased energy efficiency and a reduction in harmful emissions
• Decreased runoff that can cause erosion, flooding and water pollution
• Reduction in the large amount of solid waste generated by standard home construction practices
Green Options & Features
ENERGY STAR® Homes
Advanced Insulation System
Low/No VOC Paints and Adhesives
Central Vacuum System
Solar Hot Water Heater
Geothermal Heating and Air Conditioning System
Green Practices During Home Construction
Radon Abatement System
ENERGY STAR® is a US government-sponsored program designed to encourage us all to become more energy efficient. It centers on energy usage and helping consumers learn how to be more efficient consumers, with twin goals of helping people save money and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Many other green certification programs throughout the Unites States have embraced the ENERGY STAR® program as a jumping off point, and it’s a great place to start for consumers looking to build or remodel “green.” The program has defined goals and measurable targets and is recognized and respected throughout the US.
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