Shea Homes at Ardiente in North Las Vegas offers energy-efficient features in its homes in its age-qualified community.
Across the country, Shea Homes Active Lifestyle Communities build about 600 homes a year and each of these green-certified homes is available with features like solar technology and blown-in green fiber insulation, saving homeowners up to $15,000 on their utility bills over 10 years, according to company officials. That's millions over the next decade, not to mention the benefits to the environment.
The green-certified designation means that homes not only meet, but exceed the most rigorous industry standards for green living.
Plus, Shea homes meet the gold standard for Environments For Living, the leading, national program for home construction that utilizes the principles of building science in energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality and durability, according to company officials.
The homes may include Jenn-Air and Maytag Energy Star appliances, SilverLine by Andersen dual paned low-e windows, Trane 14-SEER heating and cooling systems, wood certified from sustainable forests and optimum value engineering that uses 15 percent less materials in framing every home and satellite-controlled irrigation systems and low-flow faucets that cut overall water usage, according to company officials.
The community's trained team of home construction experts perform 11 inspections throughout the construction process to ensure that the highest level of quality goes into a new home, according to company officials.
An independent third party tests each Shea Green-Certified Ultra home for duct tightness, air tightness and pressure balancing.
The homebuilder backs up its green claim with a written guarantee on energy use.
All homes in this community are built with all these money-saving features that can save homeowners as much as 40 percent on energy bills, compared to other new homes, and even more savings compared to older homes, according to company officials.
Shea Homes Active Lifestyle Communities has been ranked No. 1 in the country in satisfying buyers of homes in age-qualified communities for three years in a row.
Shea Homes at Ardiente is located in a gated community that features a private 20,000-square-foot club house with two resort-style pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, group exercise room, basketball court, billiard room and a multipurpose meeting facility. New homes at Ardiente range from 1,218 to 2,444 square feet and start in price from the $140,000s.
Learn more by visiting trilogylife.com/page/sheagreencertified and SheaHomesArdiente.com.