Cannavino Construction is a pioneer in green building and has completed three Gold Certified homes in the western suburbs. We are the first and only builder to accomplish that achievement in Illinois. Many have tried but few can build a home that passes the strict guidelines set by the National Association of Home Builders’ Green Building Program.
Cannavino Construction is committed to building energy efficient homes, we offer new homes that have earned the ENERGY STAR ® label. ENERGY STAR inspects, tests, and verifies to ensure that it meets strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This is just one of seven requirements in building a green home, so please contact us to set up an appointment and learn more about how Cannavino Construction can build your dream home green.
Cannavino Construction is also proud to be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a certified Energy Star Builder. This certification means that a Cannavino Construction home is at least 15% more energy efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential Code (IRC), and include additional energy-saving features that typically make them 20 to 30% more efficient than conventionally built homes.
Compared with standard homes, a Cannavino Construction Energy Star certified home uses substantially less energy for heating, cooling and water heating – delivering hundreds, even thousands, of dollars in annual savings. Also, our homes include energy-efficient improvements that deliver better protection against cold, heat, drafts, moisture, pollution and noise.
When you choose a Cannavino Construction Energy Star certified home you can be confident that it will have an increasingly valued feature when the time comes to sell.
Finally, did you know that your home can be a greater source of pollution than your car? In fact, 16 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions are generated from the energy used in houses nationwide. Cannavino Construction home helps you reduce your housing carbon footprint.
We are proud to offer new homes that have earned the ENERGY STAR® label. ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are substantially more energy efficient than homes built to the minimum code requirements. Our ENERGY STAR qualified new homes are independently verified by a third-party Home Energy Rater to ensure they meet ENERGY STAR energy efficiency guidelines. These homes are better for the environment and better for you. Read the list of green building features used in one Cannavino Construction model design.