David Homes was the first WNY builder dedicated to environmental building practices and we’ve lead the way ever since:
We are one of a only a few builders in the Western New York area that ONLY build Energy Star 3.1 rated and certified homes. We built our first Energy Star Home in 2000, and have built hundreds more since.
We were the first builder in the area to partner with NYSERDA and Energy Star and since then, committed to building ONLY Energy Star 3.0 Rated homes.
We also built the FIRST NAHB Emerald Certified Green Home in New York State!
Our homes are certified and held accountable to a much higher standard than our competitors. The finished homes have better indoor air quality & energy efficiency and our construction practices are friendlier to the environment.
Learn more about what a Complete Thermal Enclosure system is: NYSERDA Guide
For those that merely care about the cost savings, it makes financial sense – as the upfront cost of building it better, returns itself through significant savings in your monthly utility bills.
We believe our commitment to Energy Star speaks volumes about the character of our company and the quality of our homes. Why don't the other builders certify their homes? …well, maybe they can’t.
If the environment is something you care about and work towards preserving, then we are standing on common ground.
To earn the ENERGY STAR, a home must meet strict guidelines for energy efficiency set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Homes achieve this level of performance through a complete package of building science measures including:
Learn more about Energy Star qualified homes from our Energy Star Library.