Dollars and Sense. A Capstone Home will have a lower price and lower energy costs than any new home which uses propane. You can save when you buy, and you can save $900 per year on energy.
The Capstone Homes’ Energy Smart program moves beyond government ratings and “green” building. We focus on value for our owners. It’s why Capstone is the intelligent choice. br>
Energy Smart focuses on the lowest possible energy costs for a new home. br>
EnergySmart Homes factor in the COST of energy. EnergySmart is the only builder program that considers the cost of energy. Capstone Homes is the only builder of EnergySmart homes. A Capstone Home is designed to be less expensive for a lifetime.
Some builders may promote their “green” awards and certificates. Capstone Homes is focused on YOUR “green” saved each month in lower energy bills.
Advanced Construction Science
Capstone Homes uses advances in construction science that makes for a lower cost of ownership. br>
Our homes are built with 2×6 exterior walls- framed 16” On Center (O.C.). We use a 3-Stud Corner to maximize insulation. Some builders use walls with 24” O.C. walls or 2×4 walls- Capstone chooses a stronger wall and thinks a solid structure is a better value.
Capstone also uses engineered floor joists in our homes, and our exterior sheathing is the advanced ZIP Wall System.
Capstone takes our solid structure and uses Energy Star qualified windows and lifetime architectural shingles. br>
What is one of the most effective ways to build an energy-efficient home? Easy! Keep outside air from getting in. Capstone installs a Blown-In-Blanket-System (BIBS) of fiberglass insulation. The BIBS give a Capstone Home an insulation value of R-23 in our walls, which is 77% better than Energy Star requirements.
Capstone Home an insulation value of R-23 in our walls- 77% better than Energy Star requirements.
Capstone also seals the entire home with a draft stop air seal to block air from leaking.
A Capstone Home is built upon a conditioned crawlspace (or basement), which increases the efficiency and comfort of the entire home while reducing the chance for excessive humidity in the foundation.
Is there more?
Yes! Capstone Homes makes sure your HVAC system is Energy Star Qualified, properly sized, and your duct work is sealed tight.
Capstone also uses a manifold plumbing system which reduces water usage throughout the home.
Capstone is the only builder of EnergySmart homes in the area. To learn more about the EnergySmart home, stop into one of our communities or our Coastal Highway office and see for yourself.
The manifold system allows for all of the plumbing supply runs to be done without joints in the walls of your new Capstone Delaware beach home. Capstone treats all of our homes to prevent termite infestation.
The most recent Capstone Homes have exceeded the Energy Star Standard by more than 20%! That’s great news for your utility bills, and its good for our planet. These are just some of the superior features in a Capstone Home. To learn more, visit our communities.