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ENERGY STAR 3.0 Coming to Atlanta New Homes

energy efficient homesAtlanta new homes with the ENERGY STAR 3.0 designation will be available after Jan. 1, 2012 from Ashton Woods Homes. The national builder, headquartered in Atlanta, is working hard to ensure all homes built to close after Jan. 1 will qualify for the designation.

The ENERGY STAR designation means homes offer more than just energy efficient appliances, heating and cooling systems. It takes a more holistic approach in ensuring the home is overall designed to be energy-efficient from its initial planning stages.

Ashton Woods Homes is the largest builder of energy-efficient homes in the Atlanta area. The builder has committed to building 100 percent ENERGY STAR complaint homes. Since becoming a partner in 2002, Ashton Woods has built more than 2,100 energy-efficient homes in the Atlanta area; during April 2010 to March 2011, 319 were built.

In addition to the ENERGY STAR qualification, every new home built by Ashton Woods is rated energy-efficient through the PowerHouse Green with Environments for Living Program. Utilizing low-e windows, low-flush toilets and other low-energy features, home buyers can save up to 45 percent on their utility bills.

Start your energy-efficient Atlanta home search today. Visit the Ashton Woods Homes website for more information.