Building Green. Living Green.
At Thompson Homes, we believe the best way to correct a problem is to never create one in the first place. This is especially true when it come to the environment. In other words, the less energy we use, the less resources we use. It's that simple. That's why Thompson Homes is Energy Smart® certified. This means Thompson homes are up to 25% more energy efficient than similarly built homes. By reducing waste and using energy more efficiently, you can help the environment by reducing pollution and conserving our natural resources. All while lowering your monthly energy bills and improving your quality of life. We take great pride in building homes that are good not only for homeowners, but for the environment as well.
We are proud to offer new homes that have earned the ENERGY SMART® label. ENERGY SMART qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Our ENERGY SMART qualified new homes are independently verified by a third-party Home Energy Rater to ensure they meet ENERGY SMART energy efficiency guidelines. These homes are better for the environment and better for you.
Benefits of owning one of our ENERGY SMART qualified new homes include:
A Label Backed by the Government
All ENERGY SMART 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 with standard homes, ENERGY SMART 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 SMART 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 SMART qualified new home, you are joining millions of consumers who have changed to ENERGY SMART, helping our nation reduce our energy needs and building a cleaner environment for the future.
Features of our ENERGY SMART qualified new homes include:
- Effective Insulation — Properly installed insulation that meets or exceeds national code requirements helps achieve even temperatures throughout the house while using less energy. The result is lower utility costs and a quieter, more comfortable home.
- High-Performance Windows — Advanced window coatings help 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.
For more information on our ENERGY SMART qualified new homes, contact us today
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