Green Building

Florida Lifestyle Homes recognizes the importance of building for water, resource, and energy efficiency as well as indoor environmental quality. Many people are requesting the creation of more efficient homes through the use of green building materials, supplies and systems.

Heat Recovery System Used by Florida New Home Builder

Heat recover system

Energy recovery ventilation systems provide a controlled way of ventilating a home while minimizing energy loss. They reduce the costs of heating ventilated air in the winter by transferring heat from the warm inside air being exhausted to the fresh (but cold) supply air. In the summer, the inside air cools the warmer supply air to reduce ventilation cooling costs.

Florida Luxury Home Builder Uses Sealed Recessed Can Lights

Recessed and Sealed Can Lights

Use of sealed can lights in the reduces the electrical usage for homeowner as it limits the amount of cold or hot air entering from outside. Another benefit is that insects and other small animals are prevented from entering through the light.

Florida Custom Home Builder Installs Icynene Insulation

Icynene Eco Friendly Insulation

Icynene insulation is applied to the underside of the roof of your luxury custom home.  This product reduces the electrical usage for our homeowners.  It keeps the home cooler in the summer and more comfortable in winter – a must for any energy efficient household.

Termite System Protects Your Luxury Custom Home

Elastomeric Boot Termite Control

“Impasse” physical barriers can isolate particularly vulnerable elements of your luxury custom home such as penetrations through foundations and slabs or protect the entire perimeter of the foundation. Proper placement and installation of physical barriers can provide termite protection for houses with little to no risk of pesticide exposure to the occupants.  Physical barriers commercially available in the United States include aggregate, stainless steel mesh, and plastic impregnated with a termiticide. Elastomeric Boot Control Termite Systems protects your Florida luxury custom home.

Pine Needle Mulch Approved for Southwest Florida Home Builders

Lee County, Florida - Pine Needle Mulch

Pine needles provide good insulation, water retention and weed control. They also look natural and last longer than many alternative mulches. Best of all, no tree deaths are involved.

Florida Luxury Custom Builder Uses In-Wall Pest Control System

In Wall Pest Control System

In-Wall Pest Control places materials inside the walls of your luxury custom home, safely away from children and pets. In fact, traditional baseboard spraying methods offer a much greater chance of contact with pest control materials. For added protection, most of the materials we use are designed to be target-specific. For example, a compound that affects a cockroach’s shell won’t harm a cat or dog.

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