Green Features

Energy Efficient. Well Designed. Environmentally Friendly.

 

North Calvert Green is an affordably priced, historic rowhome community with healthier, energy-efficient homes that give the homebuyer the opportunity to realize real savings, year after year. This is affordable, Green Living.

North Calvert Green Townhomes are designed with energy saving products and materials to afford the homebuyer real savings - savings every year on utility bills, saving gallons of water with high efficiency appliances and fixtures.

Green building is an approach that integrates design and building techniques to minimize environmental impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while contributing to the well-being of its occupants. North Calvert Green homes are designed to use less energy, less natural resources and fewer toxic chemicals. Every detail has been carefully planned to ensure you're getting a genuine green, ENERGY STAR-certified home. To earn the ENERGY STAR, a home must meet strict guidelines for energy efficiency set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These homes are at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC), and include additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20-30% more efficient than standard homes. Learn more about Energy Star.

Energy Efficiencies and Systems:

WINDOWS

Energy Star certified windows

LIGHTING & APPLIANCES

Energy Star lighting, appliances and bathroom exhaust fan

FIXTURES

Water-conserving fixtures

PAINT

Zero VOC paint

FLOORING

Hardwood, Resilient, and Ceramic Tile flooring

cABINETRY

Urea formaldehyde-free cabinetry

HVAC

High efficiency, condensing gas furnaces and central air-conditioning

Hot Water Heater

High-efficiency gas-fired hot water heater

rOOFING

High performance roofing

selections

Additional green features available for pre-construction contracts

Orientation MEETING WITH CONTRACTOR

Occupant's building maintenance and green features manual provided to homebuyer and orientation meeting with contractor scheduled prior to settlement.