The homes at The Retreat are targeting the highest level of certification under the LEED for Homes program. These homes offer you features and benefits that you won’t find in most other new homes:

  • Convenient, walkable neighborhoods with access to parks, services, and over 250 bus rides per weekday within ½ mile
  • Triple Pane Windows - Keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer
  • HERS index of 52. The HERS rating shows the overall energy performance of a home using computer modeling and careful field verification and testing. An average 2004 code home is scored 100, and ENERGY STAR homes generally about 75 to 80. The Retreat is designed and built to cut energy use nearly in half
  • The State-of-the-art Rain screen siding system – which gives you peace of mind to know your home is protected from water intrusion – is verified by 3rd party inspection and the LEED for Homes Durability check process
  • Advanced Energy Star integrated heating, insulation & sealing systems keep heat loss low and reduced maintenance costs. The home features a 95% efficient furnace, tankless water heater, and all duct work designed inside the conditioned space
  • Heating system is tested and balanced with care according to the LEED for Homes and ENERGY STAR 3.0 guidelines – a rare find in new production homes
  • Drought Resistant Landscaping and Best in the class EPA Water Sense rated plumbing fixtures - You will love the lower water bills
  • Energy Efficient Appliances - Lower utility bills
  • Low VOC paints, caulks, adhesives and glues meet LEED for Homes standards for improved air quality
  • Bamboo floors - sustainable products
  • Marmoleum flooring - durable and sustainable, while very attractive
  • Third Party Verification - Peace of mind for accuracy of information and testing
  • And so much more!

Enjoy the benefits of a more sustainable home with flare and style!