Energy Savings

Energy Star brochures on table inside a Bruce Paparone new home sales office

Commitment to Energy Efficiency

Paparone New Homes proudly participates in the ENERGY STAR® program!  Our customers can enjoy the comfort and cost-savings of an energy-efficient new home, delivered with the high standard of quality and customer satisfaction expected from the Paparone name.

    Energy Star Certified Homes: Better is Better

    Energy Star Certified Homes

    The ENERGY STAR® label means that you are buying a home that performs above and beyond other homes on the market. With a variety of energy-saving features that will lower your utility cost and increase comfort, your new home is a better value for today and a better investment for tomorrow.  All of this is guaranteed by a process of third-party testing and verification required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

      Certified Features for Energy Savings

      As an ENERGY STAR® certified builder, we are committed to building energy savings into our new homes.   Here are just a few of our ENERGY STAR® certified standard features:

      • Navien Tankless Hot Water Heater
      • 14 SEER or higher Lennox Central Air Conditioners  
      • 93% AFUE Lennox Gas Furnace
      • MERV 6 Air Filter
      • 100% LED Bulbs
      • 2x6 Exterior Wall Construction with R-20 Insulation
      • R-49 Attic Insulation
      • Two third-party inspections and tests
      • State verification that your new home meets ENERGY STAR® requirements
        The HERS Index® is a registered trademark of the Residential Energy Services Network (“RESNET”), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 1995 to develop and maintain national standards for evaluating building energy and resource energy performance. The HERS (“Home Energy Rating System”) Index allows buyers to compare the relative energy efficiency of different homes. The HERS Index score provided and the estimated energy savings are estimates only and are based upon the average energy performance forspecified home categories as determined by HERS. Bruce Paparone Communities, Inc. does not warrant or guarantee that the home as used by its occupants will achieve the stated HERS Index score.

        Additional Upgrades for More Energy Savings!

        Paparone New Homes also offers additional upgrades that can allow an energy-conscious homeowner to build in even more energy savings.  Please speak to your Sales Representative about the following energy conserving options for your new home:

        • Electric car charging stations
        • Smart Home heating, cooling, and lighting technology

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