At Highland Homes, we want you to feel confident that your new home provides the best in energy efficiency standards and delivers the latest in smart home technology. That's why we build every home with innovation in mind.
Our Energy Efficient Approach
We use the newest industry-leading construction techniques, appliances and technology. As a result, your new home is far more energy efficient than most existing homes—even those that were built just a few years ago. As a result, you can expect an estimated savings of $100 per month on your utility bill,* plus a HERS (Home Energy Rating System) index that surpasses International Energy Conservation Code standards.
Here's what you can expect with your Highland Home:
All homes built to ENERGY STAR® requirements**
Energy Rating Index Certificate for future sales or refinances
Home inspection and certification by an independent energy efficiency specialist
ENERGY STAR® appliances
Highly efficient TRANE® HVAC systems
High-performance vinyl windows
LED light bulbs on all non-decorative fixtures
Optimal insulation protection
Radiant barrier roof decking
Tankless gas water heaters
High efficiency toilets
Zoned irrigation to avoid water waste
SEER2-rated HVAC systems
Air pressure balancing
High-quality ventilation systems
Dedicated exhaust system
*Examples based on gathered data. Actual totals will vary based on usage, utility rates and other factors.
**Includes all new home starts after January 1, 2024
Smart From The Start
We want you to be in total control of your home from the moment you first walk in the door. That's why we've built in a full range of standard smart features you can trust, all accessible from your personal device. ****
Outlets with USB ports
Wi-Fi garage door openers
High-speed Wi-Fi router
****The Smart Home features identified...
****For final authority on each community's standard and available options, please refer to the standard specifications document provided by the sales counselor. The Smart Home features identified above are typical in Highland Homes residences started after July 1, 2022; however, Highland Homes does not guarantee the installation of any specific Smart Home features or systems. Smart Home features are excluded from your Builders Limited Warranty with Highland Homes, and Highland disclaims all implied warranties of fitness and otherwise. Highland Homes does not make representations regarding the quality or performance of any Smart Home features or systems; the performance of your Smart Home features is in part dependent on the performance of the Internet Service Provider you select and contract with. Some of your Smart Home features may come with a manufacturer's and/or supplier's warranty, and Highland Homes will provide you the contact information for such manufacturer's and/or supplier's to facilitate you making a warranty claim with a manufacturer and/or supplier; Highland Homes itself bears no responsibility for any manufacturer's and/or supplier's warranty. Highland Homes will facilitate the scheduling of your initial meeting with an integrator for the set up and activation of your Smart Home features; Highland Homes does not have any responsibility for the performance of the integrator, and any relationship you establish with such integrator does not create any obligations on Highland Homes.