Go Green, OPUS Homes

Environmentally friendly communities that are a breath of fresh air

Homebuilding Practices that Will Benefit Future Generations

One of our core beliefs is to provide our clients with healthy, energy efficient homes using environmentally sustainable practices. Our GoGreen ™ program provides you and your family with just that.

OPUS Homes has been recognized as the 2023 Air Tightness Champion for Single Detached Homes – this recognition showcases builders and renovators who have established best practices and are constantly building to excellent air tightness industry-leading levels.

Our Go Green practices help to make a difference in the following areas.

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Improved Indoor Air Quality
  • Upgraded ENERGY STAR qualified ceiling fixtures with LED bulbs.
  • Electronic Programmable Thermostats to better regulate temperature distribution and conserve energy.
  • Triple glazed windows for additional insulation and noise reduction.
  • Exterior sheathing for additional insulation to the home.
  • Sealed basement ducts which reduce heat loss at duct joints.
  • Steel insulated roll-up garage door for added insulation.
  • Expanding foam insulation applied around all windows and doors for draft prevention.
  • ENERGY STAR rated water tank rental.
  • Low-flow toilets and Moen Eco-Performance faucets and shower heads featured throughout all baths to enhance water conservation.
  • Water filtration turns ordinary water into high-quality drinking water.
  • Electric car charger rough-in for environmental trailblazers.
  • MDF Trim made from renewable resource.
  • Engineered hardwoods selected from sustainable forests.
  • Broadloom and adhesives are Green Label Plus certified and are produced using completely recycled materials within an optimized manufacturing facility.
  • Recycled materials used throughout the building process.
  • A Waste Management Program that is carried out by the construction team includes source separation, lumber and drywall recycling, and the reuse of temporary stairs and railings throughout the construction process.

*Items may vary depending on community.

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