SMART ENERGY & NET ZERO

BUILD YOUR LIFE TO A HIGHER STANDARD

What some see as optional, we see as essential in every home we build. Every Sterling Home, built to 2023 Specifications, is built to a higher standard and includes our new Smart Energy package featuring both energy-efficient and Smart Home components. These inclusions let you build your best life by providing the lifestyle, comfort, and convenience you deserve, reducing environmental impact, and helping you save!

Each build is certified by BUILT GREEN®, providing an Energuide rating that evaluates the level of sustainability and efficiency in your home in comparison to the average home.

Wanting to take the next steps towards even greater energy efficiency, check out our

SAVINGS*

  • 20% more efficient than the average home
  • Potential mortgage insurance premium rebate on insured mortgages
  • Lower monthly electricity, gas, and water bills
  • Greater durability for a sustainable and long lasting home
  • Stronger resale value in the future

Smart Energy

INCLUDED in every Sterling Home
Features and Benefits:
  • Built Green Registration and Blower Door Testing offers potential mortgage insurance savings and peace of mind
  • Plans designed for natural light, featuring low. maintenance triple pane Solar Shield, argon filled windows throughout (excluding doors and sidelites)
  • Solar Chase for a Solar Ready Home in the future
  • Be a step ahead for the future with a 30-amp electric car charger outlet rough-in
  • Monitor your home anytime, anywhere with Honeywell Prestige Programmable Thermostat allowing you to control and adjust your home’s temperature, humidity and ventilation
  • Feel safe at home or away with a Ring doorbell camera and Wi-Fi-enabled garage door opener
  • Front door Weiser Aura Smart Lock and lever in black finish.
  • Smart light switches in front foyer, bonus room and great room*
  • Motion-activated switches in primary walk-in closet #1 and laundry room*
  • Ensuite bathroom fan timer
  • Manage your Smart Home with Amazon Alexa Echo Show touch screen
  • Reduced day-to-day operating costs: LED lighting, energy efficient appliances, water conservative plumbing fixtures, 48 US gal. natural gas water heater
  • 96% efficient furnace and ECM motor with active heat recovery ventilator (HRV) offers a healthier interior environment and superior air quality throughout the home
  • Complete power vac furnace and duct cleaning prior to possession allowing you to move into a fresh and clean home
  • Your home will be well insulated from the exterior elements and comfortable year-round. Includes R-60 ceiling insulation, R-20 exterior wall insulation, R-20 basement wall insulation, R-35 spray foam insulation under living space above garage and cantilevers
  • Garage walls with R-12 or R-20 insulation, drywall and one coat of fire tape (attached garage models only)
  • R-10 garage door with quiet belt drive door opener and 2 remotes
  • Radon gas mitigation rough-in

*Plan specific. All above apply to 2023 specification built homes.

Net Zero Energy Ready and Net Zero Homes

Did you know that Calgary is one of the sunniest cities in the world? We want to help you take your home to the next level in energy efficiency.

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Sterling Homes is proud to be registration as a CHBA Qualified Net Zero Builder, offering various Net Zero packages and having build multiple net zero and net zero ready showhomes and customers homes.

Net Zero Energy Ready Package (Optional)

Prepare your home for future solar power installation and increase your homes efficiency. Includes Sterling Homes Smart Energy Standards, plus:

  • Upgraded insulation and basement slab styrofoam to ensure comfort
  • Voltex Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater
  • 98% energy efficient furnace and upgrade heat recovery system
  • Upgraded framing and continuous exterior air barrier offering superior efficiency
  • Enhanced HVAC and Ventilation

Net Zero Package (Optional)

Take your home to the next level, with your new home producing as much clean energy as it consumes – now that’s a win! Includes Sterling Homes Smart Energy Standards, plus:

  • Full solar array – $40,000 allowance for solar panels
  • Upgraded insulation and basement slab styrofoam to ensure comfort
  • Daikin One+ Smart Thermostat, Daikin Skyair heat pump and upgraded heat recovery system
  • Voltex Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater
  • Upgraded framing and continuous exterior air barrier offering superior efficiency
  • Enhanced HVAC and Ventilation
  • Gaslines not permitted for net zero construction.

Wanting to take the next steps towards even greater energy efficiency, Net Zero Energy Ready and Net Zero packages will help elevate your home to the next level.

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*Pricing and specifications subject to change without notice. Savings based on average home rating, performance may vary.

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