GREEN FEATURES

Royal West Homes takes pride in using quality, safe and reliable green building materials. Hover over the numbered dots to find out where we've implemented green features.

Energy Efficient Doors & Windows

  • All windows carry Energy Star label
  • Better insulating value than standard windows
  • Make home more comfortable all year round
  • Reduce noise
  • Less condensation on windows in cold weather

Exterior Finishes

  • All exterior doors with a minimum of 15% recycled content
  • Exterior doors manufactured from fiberglass
  • All deck surfaces made from low maintenance materials
  • Minimum 25-year warranty roof shingles
  • Insulation used in home contain 40%-50% recycled content
  • Environmentally friendly siding and roofing

Humidifier

  • Ensures a comfortable environment at a lower temperature
  • Therefore, you can turn down your thermostat for increased energy savings

Factory Finished Hardwood Flooring

  • Using this instead of finishing flooring on-site eliminates dust and odors associated normally with site finishing, improving indoor air quality.

Low VOC Interior Paints

  • VOC: Volatile Organic Compounds are a class of chemical compounds that cause health problems to susceptible individuals over a period of time
  • Low VOC paints emit very little of these compounds increasing indoor air quality.

High Efficiency Furnace

  • A high efficiency furnace recovers from 90-98% of the heat created and uses the heat to heat the house and not the chimney.

High Efficiency Hot Water Tank

  • Can significantly cut the energy used to heat water

Low Flush Toilets, Showerheads and Faucets

  • 6 liter toilets
  • Reduced water consumption

Programmable Thermostat

  • Single best way to conserve natural gas energy in any home
  • Includes a reminder for you to change the furnace filter – an overlooked home maintenance function.

Interior Finishes

  • Interior doors made of recycled content
  • MDF casings, baseboards and shelving
  • Created from wood waste and wood byproducts
  • Taking a resource that would usually be thrown away and now being turned into a useful and sustainable product

Energy Efficient Lighting

  • Compact fluorescent bulbs – which have longer lifespan and reduce energy consumption

Save money. Save the planet.