We are thrilled to announce that Providence Homes has been named winner for Best Green Detached Home for the Royal Model in Kettering at eTown by the National Association of Home Builders’ Best in American Living (BALA) awards! Green building concepts refers to both the structure and the use of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life cycle: siting, design, material selection, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition.
BALA award winners exemplify the best of the best in national design trends. “Winning projects showcase what building industry professionals need to know to set their product apart and hit the right mark with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers.” (bestinamericanliving.com)
The Royal Model was designed from the ground up as a true model of energy-efficiency and will receive DOE Zero Energy Ready Home™ label. This high performance model home is so energy efficient, all or most annual energy consumption can be offset with renewable energy. Every Zero Energy Ready Home™ begins with the solid building science specified by ENERGY STAR® for Homes, and then adds advanced technologies and practice from the Department of Energy’s world-class research program, Building America. In other words, it is the Home of the Future.
Since becoming an ENERGY STAR® partner, Providence Homes has built more than 1,800 ENERGY STAR® homes helping Jacksonville families save more than $5 million in energy bills.