Launch Slideshow

LivingSmart

LivingSmart

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    Robb Miller Photography

    A first for a California production builder, Pardee will build alll homes in this series to the NGBS Gold certification level. Energy-efficient and cost-containing measures include simple footprints, stacked plumbing, limited window sizes, and the use of pre-cut, engineered lumber.

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    Robb Miller Photography

    The master-planned community features 400 acres of preserved open space,
    walkable neighborhoods, trails, sports fields, parks, a recreation center, and a school.

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The judges gave special recognition for Pardee Homes’ commitment to build all 124 units in its LivingSmart Homes at Fair Oaks Ranch development to the National Green Building Standard’s Gold level, showcasing the potential for sustainable practices in production housing. Each house includes a 1.35-kW SunPower PV array; a reflective roof; fluorescent lighting; low-E windows; Energy Star–rated appliances; WaterSense-certified bath fixtures; and 100%-recycled-content carpet. 

 

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