Home Energy: Efficiency Guide

Saving money on energy bills is a high priority for many homebuyers. Make an energy-wise buying decision when building with Verity Homes.

ENERGY CONSERVATION: OUR PRIORITY. YOUR ADVANTAGE.

Quality craftsmanship and value have been our calling cards for nearly 40 years. We’re continuously looking for new ways to go that extra mile to build a better home, and energy efficiency is a vital part of that initiative. We make a point to include features that help cut down on energy usage, reduce waste and promote a healthy environment in your home.

PEACE OF MIND ENERGY EFFICIENT FEATURES

energy efficient windows
ENERGY STAR

Windows will help create a consistent temperature throughout your home.

How Energy Efficient Windows Work:

Energy Efficient Windows

2x6 Exterior Walls

A deeper cavity allows for more insulation, which further optimize framing and increased energy efficiency.

Installation

HOW CAN LOW-EMISSIVITY WINDOWS AND SLIDING GLASS DOORS SAVE ENERGY?

Hot spots in summer, drafts in winter and sun bleaching are telltale signs that your glass lacks the low-emissivity engineering found in newer windows and doors—a difference that could cost you much more than your comfort.

Unlike traditional window panes, low-emissivity, or “low-e” glass contains an invisible layer of metallic particles which reflects infrared and UV radiation, while allowing visible light to pass through. This thin shield reduces solar heat gain and protects your curtains, flooring and furniture from fading. The same technology can help your home retain heat in the winter by providing better thermal insulation than glass alone.

HIGH EFFICIENT FURNACES

TRANE

Goodman

*By purchasing a Verity Home with an efficient furnace, and air conditioning system you can save up to 40 percent on home heating and cooling costs.

ENERGY RATING SYSTEM

HOW TO READ THE INDEX

130 = Typical Resale

100 = Signature Verity Home

Each 1-point decrease on the index is designed to correspond to 1% reduction in energy consumption! Energy-saving features can drive the rating down.

Example:
A home scoring 70 on the Index is 30% more efficient than a hypothetical reference home.

WHY ARE NEW HOMES TYPICALLY MORE EFFICIENT THAN RESALE HOMES?

Even small features may make a difference when it comes to energy efficiency. If exploring an older home, you may be faced with energy-hungry appliances, poor insulation, drafty windows or an old HVAC system that’s not designed to today’s standards—many of which may need to be replaced.

A Verity Home offers improved energy efficiency due to better insulation and higher-quality heating and cooling systems. These features can provide comfort as well as cost savings, compared to their older counterparts.

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