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


  • 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.