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ENERGY. HEALTH. ENVIRONMENT. YOU.

Craftmark Homes is committed to making smarter construction and healthier living part of your definition of luxury. Energy efficiency for lower utility costs. Improved air quality & insulation for your well-being. Conscious construction techniques for minimal environmental impact. A simply better home, for you.

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Craftmark Homes Energy

Energy

As a multiple ENERGY STAR® Leadership Award winner, Craftmark homes achieve HERS® Index ratings almost half that of the average new home!* That's huge savings for you every month.

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Health

Craftmark homes are not just built for luxury and lifestyle. Every home is crafted with our homeowners’ health and well-being in mind. Indoor air quality is enhanced through tight construction, duct sealing and increased insulation.

Craftmark Homes Environment

Environment

Craftmark Homes’ dedication to environmental preservation is evident through our efforts in conservation, water efficiency and resource management. We make locally acquired and recyclable products a priority wherever we build.

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You

From blueprint to construction, from material and appliance selections to finishing touches and luxury details, your Craftmark home is designed to be healthy, environmentally-friendly, and quality constructed.

Craftmark Homes strives to meet and exceed EPA energy efficiency guidelines whenever possible, saving you money and helping to protect the environment by promoting green living.

Learn more about the award-winning energy efficiency of Craftmark Homes.

Craftmark Homes Green
Craftmark Homes Green
Craftmark Homes Green
Craftmark Homes Green
Craftmark Homes Green
Craftmark Homes Green

Visualize Your Low Carbon Footprint with Craftmark Homes

Select from Single Family Homes and Townhomes below to see all the effort that goes into Craftmark Green to provide energy efficient features that help the environment, reduce your energy usage, and improve your health.

Leading By Example

Our emphasis on Green Building is the right thing to do for environmental sensitivity, support of global warming initiatives, and to lessen the dependence on foreign oil. Our dedication to efficient home energy usage produces lower utility costs and higher quality for added home value. We are constantly improving every home we build with enhanced energy efficiency for every homeowner. Here are just a few reasons why Craftmark is simply a better brand of single family home:

Independent Testing:

Rating of all homes by independent energy home certified 3rd party inspector.

Stringent testing for air infiltration and HVAC system performance.

Exterior Walls:

2x6 construction for improved R-21 insulation rating.

Ventilation:

Whole house system incorporated for minimum air exchange rate with outside environment.

Qualified Appliances:

Using far less energy than the federal minimum standards for energy consumption.

Low-E Windows:

Lowering energy bills and protecting from cold and heat, while reducing condensation and interior fading.

Doors & Skylights:

Performing at independently certified levels to meet or exceed U.S. Department of Energy Guidelines.

CFL Bulbs:

75% of household fixtures to contain CFL bulbs. Uses approx. 75% less energy and lasts 6 times longer than traditional incandescent bulbs.

High Efficiency HVAC:

2nd floor HVAC zones utilizing efficient 90+ gas furnaces. Save up to 20% on heating and cooling costs HVAC systems installed within the thermal building envelope.

Plumbing:

1.5 gallon low-flow shower heads Rinnai tankless water heater (VA) 50 gallon Energy Star® rated hot water tank (MD) Insulated hot water pipes High-efficiency toilets use significantly less water than previous 3.5 gallon toilets

Brick & Stone:

These natural materials are acquired within a 500 mile radius for minimum use of fuel.

Cabinets:

These are certified under the Environmental Stewardship Program, with a commitment to the responsible use of resources through sound environmental management and sustainable practices with certification based on compliance of 18 different criteria in 5 areas.

Carpet Pad:

Manufactured without CFCs consisting of recycled materials. Energy efficient features include air sealing & tight construction, increased insulation & energy efficient windows, appliances, HVAC, exterior doors & lighting.

Exterior Trim:

Made from whole logs and chips without waste, and acquired within 200 miles for fuel savings.

Interior Doors:

These are made from sawmill chips and utilize 100% phenolic resins, meeting the strictest formaldehyde emission levels and contributing toward a LEED credit.

Landscaping:

“Xeriscaping” by using native and regionally appropriate trees and vegetation requiring less watering, fertilizers, herbicides and naturally complementing the natural setting.

Lumber:

Much of our lumber is derived within a 500 mile radius, minimizing fuel costs.

OSB:

Our sheathing is manufactured from a wide range of fast growing species and from relatively small trees.

Paint:

Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) Emissions.

Trusses:

Utilize pre-manufactured low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) building components certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative under NAHB Model Green Homebuilding guidelines.

Seeding & Sod:

This contributes to our Green program through reclamation on all of our sites.

Siding:

Vinyl siding saves money on maintenance and uses recycled materials.

Recycled Construction Debris:

We are participating in an innovative, new program to recycle construction site debris.

Green Building

Our emphasis on Green Building is the right thing to do for environmental sensitivity, support of global warming initiatives, and to lessen the dependence on foreign oil. Our dedication to efficient home energy usage produces lower utility costs and higher quality for added home value. We are constantly improving every home we build with enhanced energy efficiency for every homeowner. Here are just a few reasons why Craftmark is simply a better brand of townhome:

Independent Testing:

Each home is rated by an independent EPA certified 3rd party inspector. Each home is stringently tested for air infiltration and HVAC system performance utilizing precise testing methods.

Appliances:

For example, Energy Star® qualified dishwashers use at least 41% less energy than the federal minimum standard for energy consumption, and much less water than conventional models.

Windows:

Energy efficient Low E/Argon windows lower energy bills and protect from cold and heat, while also reducing condensation and interior fading.

Qualified Appliances:

Using far less energy than the federal minimum standards for energy consumption.

Low-E Windows:

Lowering energy bills and protecting from cold and heat, while reducing condensation and interior fading.

Door & Skylights:

Low E doors and skylights are independently certified to perform at levels that meet or exceed strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Energy.

HVAC:

With as much as half of the energy used in your home going to heating and cooling, qualified high-efficiency 13 SEER rated HVAC units can save up to 20% on heating and cooling costs.

Brick & Stone:

These natural materials are acquired within a 500 mile radius for minimum use of fuel.

Cabinets:

These are certified under the Environmental Stewardship Program, with a commitment to the responsible use of resources through sound environmental management and sustainable practices with certification based on compliance of 18 different criteria in 5 areas.

Carpet Pad::

Manufactured without CFCs consisting of recycled materials.

Energy Efficient Feature:

These include air sealing & tight construction, increased insulation & energy efficient windows, appliances, HVAC, exterior doors & lighting.

Interior Doors:

These are made from sawmill chips and utilize 100% phenolic resins, meeting the strictest formaldehyde emission levels and contributing toward a LEED credit.

Landscaping:

“Xeriscaping” by using native and regionally appropriate trees and vegetation requiring less watering, fertilizers, herbicides and naturally complementing the natural setting.

Interior Doors:

These are made from sawmill chips and utilize 100% phenolic resins, meeting the strictest formaldehyde emission levels and contributing toward a LEED credit.

Landscaping:

“Xeriscaping” by using native and regionally appropriate trees and vegetation requiring less watering, fertilizers, herbicides and naturally complementing the natural setting.

Lumber:

Much of our lumber is derived from a 500 mile radius, minimizing fuel costs.

OSB:

Our sheathing is manufactured from a wide range of fast growing species and from relatively small trees.

Paint:

Low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) Emissions.

Plumbing:

Our high-efficiency toilets use significantly less water than previous 3.5 gallon toilets.

Trusses:

Utilize pre-manufactured low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) building components certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative under NAHB Model Green Homebuilding guidelines.

Seeding & Sod:

This contributes to our Green program through reclamation on all of our sites.

Siding:

Vinyl siding saves money on maintenance and uses recycled materials.

Recycled Construction Debris:

We are participating in an innovative, new program to recycle construction site debris.

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