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Thank you for visiting our model for green homes for sale in Bradenton FL.

Our services are free and we contribute $500 towards your closing cost when you buy a green home through us.
Please register below to request additional information or to schedule an in-person tour.
We look forward to meeting you and helping you to make Green Home living your reality.

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Green Certifications.

Our Green Summer model is a two story, 2,165 /2,951 SF, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, model with an attached 2 car garage, includes Masonry Core-Fill Insulation technologies, and is independently certified green by The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), thereby meeting high energy efficient, water saving and environmentally friendly standards. This home also offers healthy indoor air quality, is able to withstand hurricane winds, and is luxurious in every detail, as described below. See certification descriptions.

Energy Efficiency Features. (This is what saves energy costs).

Outer Home Shell.

Maintaining indoor temperatures means that your air-conditioner will work 50% – 70% less, which can save you hundreds of dollars in electricity and mechanical maintenance costs every year.

  • Thermal Windows – dual pane, high performance vinyl frames with argon gas and Low E glazing to prevent seasonal heat gain and loss.
  • Masonry Core Fill Insulation – forms a super insulated and continuous air and moisture barrier.
  • Sub Roof Radiant Barrier – to prevent solar heat from entering the attic, to keep the air ducts cool, and to increase air conditioning efficiency.
  • Polycell Foam Caulking around doors and windows – to eliminate draughts. 

Electric and Water.

  • Energy Star Rated Luxury Appliances – uses 15% – 50% less energy than standard appliances.
  • Gas Water Heater – costs 50% – 70% less to run than a standard electric hot water heater.
  • Low Flow Shower Heads and Faucet Aerators – to reduce water consumption and sewer costs by as much as 50% without compromising performance.
  • Low Flow Toilets – to reduce water and sewer costs by 50% or more.
  • High Efficient Heating and Cooling – a 15 SEER dual speed heat pump means better dehumidification and cooling at a lower cost.
  • Programmable Thermo/Humidistat – to conserve and reduce air conditioning run time and energy use.
  • Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Lighting – throughout the home to reduce lighting load by 3-400%.

Safety Features (This is what makes Florida living carefree).

  • Concrete Roof Tiles – better storm protection than asphalt shingle roofing.
  • Monolithic Slab Foundation- For strength and stability.
  • Steel Reinforced Concrete Block Walls – capable of withstanding hurricane winds and flying debris.
  • Custom hurricane shutters – protects against hurricane winds, flying debris and broken glass.
  • Waterproof Material Layer Below Roof – for double protection from leaks.
  • Smoke Detectors – with battery backup for guaranteed operation.

Good Air Quality Features (This is what helps to keep you healthy).

  • Low VOC Interior Paints and Finishes – for large surface areas to protect you from harmful off gassing.
  • Carbon Dioxide detectors – to protect occupants from deadly toxins.
  • Toxin Free Carpets – Green Label Plus certified by the Carpet and Rug Institute.
  • High Performance Air Filtration – to keep mold, viruses and bacteria out of the home.
  • Fresh Air Ventilation System – Energy Recovery Ventilator to circulate and condition fresh air.
  • Effective Envelope Sealing – Drastically reduces air infiltration resulting in less dust pollen and other pollutants coming in from the outside while providing and maintaining comfort and even lower energy usage.
  • Mold Resistant Shower & Tub Walls – no sheet rock or green board allowed in wet areas.
  • Screens On All Operable Windows – to keep bugs and mosquitoes out.
  • Certified Green Kitchen & Bath Cabinets – sustainably harvested materials, free of toxins.
  • Exhaust Fans in Kitchen and Bathrooms – vented to the outside to prevent mold growth.

Other Green Features (This is what makes this home kind to you, and the environment).

  • Certified Green Kitchen & Bath Cabinets – toxin free, sustainably harvested materials.
  • Concrete Roof Tiles – longer lasting and better durability.
  • Hardiboard fiber cement siding – for long life and low maintenance.
  • Low E Window Technology – to reduce the transmission of damaging UV light that can cause furniture and fabrics to fade.
  • Light-Colored Interior Finishes – for cool Florida living.
  • Sustainable Countertops – Silestone quartz.
  • Planned and Landscaped Gated Community – Florida tropical living at its best.
  • Casual Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle – with pool.
  • Reduced Lawn Grass – to save on watering and limit chemical and herbicide usage.
  • Screened Lanai Area – for entertaining friend and excluding bugs and mosquitoes.
  • Florida Friendly Landscaping – emphasizing the use of plants with low watering and maintenance requirements.
  • Water Efficient Irrigation System – includes SmartSense technology to stop watering when it is raining.
  • Low Flow Faucet Aerators and Shower Heads – WaterStar certified to reduce water and sewer bills and protect our resources.
  • Low Flush Toilets – WaterStar certified to significantly reduce water usage.
  • Pest Control System in Walls– environmentally friendly.
  • Off Ridge Vents for attic venting – allows attic ventilation while preventing wind lift-off.
  • Exhaust Fans in kitchen and bathrooms – vented to the outside to prevent mold growth.

Additional Features (This is what makes everyone say “WOW!”).

  • Designer entry door and sliding glass doors.
  • Name brand Energy Star appliances.
  • Spacious walk in closets.
  • Name brand stainless steel, plumbing fixtures.
  • Ceramic floor tiles in designated areas.
  • Nine foot plus tray ceilings.
  • Luxury bathroom and kitchen cabinets, features and finishes.
  • Cat 5 prewired for cable TV and alarm system.
  • Choice of several elevations and floor plans with bonus rooms.
  • Covered outside entertainment area.
  • Swimming pool.
  • Acrylic decking on covered lanai.
  • Recessed can lights and other luxury light fixtures throughout.
  • Cultured granite kitchen and bath countertops with back splash in all baths.
  • 5 ¼ “ baseboards.
  • 10 Year fully bonded limited structural warranty.
  • “A” rated schools.
  • Beautiful neighborhood communities to choose from.

Take a tour of our model for green homes for sale in Bradenton FL

Thank you for visiting our model for green homes for sale in Bradenton FL.

Please register below to request additional information or to schedule an in-person tour. We look forward to meeting you and helping you to make Green Home living your reality. Please note that while all of the above features are available, actual features displayed at our models can change without notice.

Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

Marius Smook – Lic. Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP (Homes), Cert. Energy Rater.

  •  September 11, 2013

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