Energy Star Homes:

Each BOLD Home is Energy Star qualified by an independent third-party rater. To meet these standards, homes must be at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC) and must include energy-saving features that typically make them 20-30% more efficient than standard homes.

Features include:

  • effective insulation—floors, walls, attics
  • high performance windows and doors
  • tight construction and ducts
  • high efficiency heating and air conditioning systems
  • high efficiency products