Carriage Home Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Features
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We Are Green… To Say The Least!

Recycled Insulayment acoustical flooring under-mat is certified to contain 100% post industrial / pre-consumer fibers and is LEED compliant.

Thermafiber wool insulation blankets are the greenest insulation you can get, contain up to 90% recycled material and are LEED compliant.

Eco-Batt insulation is made primarily from sand and a minimum 30% post-consumer recycled content. It contains no phenol, formaldehyde, acrylics, or artificial colors as in traditional fiberglass insulation. Eco-Batt is certified to GREENGUARD for mold resistance.

Closed loop geothermal climate control. This technology relies primarily on the earth’s natural thermal energy, a renewable resource, to heat or cool a home.

The Benefits of Geothermal

Cost Effective

Geothermal heat pump system costs more than traditional heating and air systems, the additional expenditure for geothermal will pay off from the start. The energy-cost savings will easily exceed the amortized additional cost difference year after year.

Durable

Geothermal heat pumps are durable and highly reliable because they have fewer mechanical components and because those components are sheltered from the elements, leaves, dirt, and possible vandalism. The underground piping used in the system often has 25 to 50-year warranties, and geothermal heat pumps typically last 20 years or more.

Low Maintenance

Geothermal heat pump systems have fewer maintenance requirements than most other systems. When properly installed, the underground components are virtually worry-free. The components in the living space are easily accessible, which increases the convenience factor and helps ensure that the upkeep is done on a timely basis.

Year-Round Comfort

Like a typical forced-air furnace or central air-conditioning system, a geothermal system uses ductwork. A two-speed geothermal heat pump is so quiet inside a house that users do not know it is operating. There are no telltale blasts of cold or hot air, depending on whether it's the heating or cooling season. Geothermal heat pumps also improve humidity control naturally.

Quiet Operation

Geothermal heat pumps use no outside condensing units (as you get with conventional air conditioners), so there's no noise or humming to bother either you or your neighbors.

*Features are subject to change without notice and are not to be used as part of any contract.