August 19 2009

California Green Builder And Energy Star Certified Homes

by racheal

At Bridle Ridge, you have your selection of stunning new cul-de-sacs with ridge top homesites, plus a backyard that extends into over 800 acres of gorgeously preserved open space with twisting trails. You’ll enjoy the best that Carmel Valley, California has to offer. Location close to the coast, popular new shopping and some of the highest-achieving schools in San Diego, these new homes for sale is a California Green Builder® certified neighborhood!

All new Pardee Homes have been built with money-saving, energy-efficient features. Every LivingSmart® new home is designed and independently certified to exceed local energy codes. It's all part of Pardee Homes commitment to build smart and earth-friendly homes that are California Green Builder And Energy Star Certified Homes.

All Bridle Ridge homes include Low-E windows that keep the heat in during the winter and out during the summer and a radiant barrier roof made from non-toxic aluminum sheeting that also helps control home temperatures. Extra insulation in low-formaldehyde and sealed ducts help decrease air leakage and improve the performance your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system. A high-efficiency, right-sized air conditioner, with a minimum efficiency refrigerant, will save you money and is environmentally sound. Color-balanced fluorescent lighting, that’s up to four times more efficient than incandescent bulbs, is installed in the kitchen and hallways. A programmable thermostat that can be pre-set to automatically can also be used to reduce energy use and be energy efficient.

Bridle Ridge is a partner with Energy Star® and all new homes have the options of including Energy Star appliances, including dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, and many more in your new home. Energy Star® compliant and NFRC certified entry door also increase your energy efficiency throughout your new home. You can also increase your green living with energy star roofing solar panels, discretely integrated into the roof tiles.

Bridle Ridge and other select Pardee Homes neighborhoods, in the San Diego and Los Angeles areas, are certified California Green Builder neighborhoods. California Green Builders certification means these new homes for sale offer significant improvements in energy efficiency, indoor air quality and comfort, on-site waste recycling, and water and wood conservation. Many homebuyers favor CGB-certified homes because they can save money on energy costs and protect the environment all at the same time.  Not to mention your pockets can benefit fro the energy tax credit.


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