Ashton Woods homeowners save on utility bills thanks to our energy-efficient homes. But energy efficiency is just the start. Quieter interiors and better temperature control mean greater comfort. And fresh air ventilation means healthier living. At Ashton Woods, an energy-efficient home means a better-built, healthier and more comfortable home.
1. TIGHT CONSTRUCTION
Special framing techniques and improved insulation systems help reduce internal leaks and drafts.
2. FRESH AIR VENTILATION
Efficient delivery and filtration systems reduce dust, odors and indoor contaminants.
3. IMPROVED INSULATION SYSTEMS
Enhanced insulation and framing techniques help minimize voids and gaps while the use of low-e glass and higher thermal properties add value to increased energy efficiency.
4. “RIGHT-SIZED” HVAC EQUIPMENT
High SEER-rated equipment, multiple air ducts and return air grilles help stimulate fresh air ventilation, decrease humidity and reduce energy usage.
5. PRESSURE BALANCING
Return air ducts, transfer grilles, or jumper ducts help balance pressure throughout the home, enabling air to circulate more easily.
6. INTERIOR MOISTURE MANAGEMENT
Using right sized HVAC systems, multiple air ducts and return air grilles helps dry the moisture that naturally passes through the home.
7. COMBUSTION SAFETY
Combustion appliances are sealed or power vented to help avoid the build up of carbon monoxide.