Green Home Features
We offer a variety of environmentally conscious products to choose from that will help you to obtain your personal level of sustainability. Below is a list of just a few of the items we use. Click on a logo to learn more about a particular product.
Structural Insulated Panels: Otherwise known as SIPs. These are high performance building panels used in floors, walls, and roofs for residential and light commercial buildings. The panels are made by sandwiching a core of rigid foam plastic insulation between two structural layers of material. Read more.
Energy Star Appliances/Lighting/Windows: ENERGY STAR qualified products and practices help you save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by meeting strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. EPA and U.S. DOE. The ENERGY STAR label also designates superior energy performance in homes and buildings.
Flooring: Because it is a natural and renewable resource, bamboo flooring is considered by many experts and homeowners to be the logical flooring choice of the future. Bamboo is technically a grass, not a wood product, and it can be harvested every 5 years.
Merillat Cabinetry: Merillat is certified through the KCMA environmental stewardship program. This certification is earned when stringent requirements in areas of air quality, product and process resource management, environmental stewardship, and community relations are met.
Demilec Sealection 500 Insulation: This spray applied polyurethane foam seals cracks, gaps, and voids by expanding 120 times its volume into a semi rigid insulation and air seal. This seals out the air infiltration and stops convection currents within the insulation for more energy efficient, healthy and sustainable buildings.
iLevel Floor Panels by Weyerhaeuser: Our floor panels conform to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Standard which is based on principles and measures that promote sustainable forest management and consider all forest values. It includes unique fiber sourcing requirements to promote responsible forest management on all forestlands in North America.
Florida Friendly Landscaping: Typically, at least 50 percent of water used by households is used outdoors. Sunstone Homes will create a yard that thrives on rainfall and reduces maintenance, saving on water bills while conserving our water resources.
Sherwin Williams No Voc Paint: The optimal green coating should do two things: minimize the impact on air quality and deliver maximum performance. Products that carry the Sherwin Williams GreenSure designation offer maximum performance, long-term durability and were designed and manufactured taking steps to reduce environmental impact and to meet or exceed the most stringent regulatory requirements.
Solar Panels: Solar panels can be a great investment that not only saves you money and increases the value of your property, but also helps the environment while helping your wallet! As the solar industry has grown and matured over the last decade, the cost to put solar panels on your home have decreased significantly, dropping over 40% in just the last few years. There's never been a better time to make the move to solar for renewable clean energy for your home!
Plastpro Fiberglass Entry Door: This completely CFC-free door is in compliance with United States environmental standards to prevent destruction of the Earth's ozone layer. The advanced polyurethane core enhances the doors soundproofing capabilities and provides insulation six times greater than wood doors.
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