GREEN BUILDING FEATURES

 

The following is a partial list of the Green Building concepts, materials and techniques designed and built into  Covell Communities Homes.

  • Single Zone HVAC w/Engineered Multi-Level Distribution
  • Engineered Hardwood Flooring (reduces use of hard woods)
  • Multi-level Tyvek Taping System
  • Conditioned Crawl Space
  • Hardi-plank Exterior (cement and wood fiber recycled product)
  • Miratec Exterior Composite Trim and Fascia on all Exterior Trim (life-time durability)    
  • Fiberon Decking (recycled plastic/wood product)
  • Rail Systems or Recycled Plastic with Aluminum Core (reducing hardwood usage)
  • Fiberglass Column Systems
  • Super Seal Low-E Energy Series Single Hung Vinyl Windows with Tilt Sash Dual Locking with 50% Less Air Loss.
  • Benchmark Insulated Exterior Steel Doors
  • Comfort-Maker High Efficiency Heat Pump with Propane Backup (per plan)
  • Comfort-Maker 13+ SEER High Efficiency Air Conditioning Condensing Unit
  • Insulation Package:

- R-38 Fiberglass Insulation in Attic Ceilings
- R-19 Fiberglass Insulation in All Overhangs and Bay Windows (per plan)
- R-13 Fiberglass Insulation in All Exterior Side Walls
- R-11 Fiberglass Insulation in All Basement / Crawlspace Walls (per plan)
- Tyvek House Wrap w/ Exclusive Tyvek Straight Flash Taping Around all Windows
- Energy Air Seal Package (caulking all sill plates, doors, penetrations and stud to stud  connections)
- Neoprene Foundation Sill Sealing Insulation