Energy Efficient Homes
Headwater Estates have designed their homes to keep you cooler, warmer and happier, all while saving you money on high cost energy bills !

Yucca has made a commitment to build environmentally sustainable homes by making them efficient and incorporating practical technologies that reduce energy consumption. Here are some of the things we are doing.

  • Energy Star certified appliances including fridge and dishwasher
  • Energy Star Low-E Argon high performance windows
  • Forced air High Efficiency furnace with electronic ignition
  • Spray foam insulation in garage ceiling below liveable space in addition to cantilevered areas with living space above (R31)
  • R50 insulation in attic
  • All ductwork to be sealed with foil work
  • Energy Star High Efficiency hot water tank. The tank is a gas rental unit
  • Programmable thermostats centrally located
  • Heat Recovery Ventilators (HRVs) for increased climate control and home owner comfort
  • Return air vents in every bedroom results in more consistent temperatures
  • LED recessed lighting standard upgrade
  • Low-flow toilets throughout
  • Energy Star exhaust fans in all bathrooms
  • Hot water recirculation pump connected to master ensuite vanity
  • SmartHome technologies available as upgrade
  • Zero VOC paint in all interior spaces
  • Permeable driveway interlocking pavers, not asphalt
  • Water harvesting rain barrel for every lot

All of this translates into a healthier home for the occupants and a reduced carbon footprint for the planet. Cleaner inside air, quieter rooms and consistent temperatures with no drafts. This makes for a home that is more comfortable, healthy and cost effective to run in the long-term; and you have peace of mind of knowing the home you own is healthy for your family and is sustainably designed and built.