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