Interior spaces are arranged to promote good airflow and cross ventilation.
HECO-approved 80-gallon solar water heaters with automatic timers.
17-SEER central air conditioning is provided with a two-stage handler and variable speed compressor. This Energy Star product includes a programmable humidistat to control the humidity in the home for maximum temperature control.
Merv 8 filtration and UV light purification system provides the cleanest air quality possible.
Open cell insulation seals the home from outside noise, air infiltration, dust pollens, and allergens for healthy indoor air quality. The insulation is placed in all exterior walls and roof areas; the insulation also prevents air condition loss from the attic and walls.
Dual Glaze/ Low E high performance vinyl windows with superior UV protection are used and add ample natural light without energy loss.
LED lighting used throughout 90% of the home provides a longer life span, lower operating costs, lower temperature output, and further energy savings.
Dual flush toilets are being installed which saves up to 25,000 gallons of potable water a year for a family of four.
Other energy efficient features include low flow plumbing fixtures for interior water conservation.