What is Green Building?
Green building is a means to improving the way that homes and homebuilding sites use energy, water, and building materials to reduce impacts on human health and increase energy efficiency.
The current future housing market has encouraged new home owners to take a longer term approach to home ownership. This new home lifestyle philosophy has increased greater demand for more sustainable, efficient and healthier homes.
At Ertl Homes we take a whole house approach to energy efficiency and our construction strategy is one that promotes a healthier and cost efficient home.
Where Our Home Energy Is Used
- Heating & Cooling50% - 60%
- Water Heating15% - 20%
- Appliances10% - 15%
- Lighting6% - 10%
Benefits of Green Construction
An Ertl high performance home has reduced indoor air pollutants and improved ventilation, giving your family cleaner air and improving the overall livability of your home. With superior indoor air quality we can provide a healthier living environment for you and your family.
Lower Utility Bills
With increased water and energy efficiency green homes cost less to heat, cool, and maintain, saving you thousands of dollars over the life of your home.
A green home offers greater durability and energy efficiency, which increases both the appraised value of the home, an to an even greater extent, the resale value.