Buying a new home in Utah County is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. By choosing one that has earned the Energy Star label, you can have the house of your dreams and enjoy peace of mind knowing it meets strict guidelines for energy efficient homes in Utah set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Energy Star is the right decision for your family, your wallet, and for the environment – bringing these important benefits:
By using less energy for heating, cooling and water heating your energy efficient home can deliver approximately 20% savings on annual utility bills. A Knight West green home saves home owners even more money due to the NAHB building guidelines for energy efficient homes in Utah that we follow.
In an Energy Star qualified home, comfort is ensured with consistent temperatures between and across rooms; indoor air quality is enhanced by reducing dust, pollen, bugs, and excessive humidity; and durability is improved with comprehensive water protection, windows that block damaging sunlight, and better grade equipment.
The energy used in homes often comes from the burning of fossil fuels at power plants. So, by using less energy to operate, Energy Star qualified homes help to prevent air pollution. This is an added benefit for today’s environmentally-conscious consumer looking for “Green” Choices.
Every Energy Star Home in Utah Features:*
*These features refer to homes using Energy Star for Homes Version 3 guidelines. Until January 2012, builders may use prior versions of the Energy Star guidelines. Ask Knight West for more information.