What some see as optional, we see as essential in every home we build. Every Sterling Home built to 2023 Specifications includes our new Smart Energy package including 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.


  • 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
  • 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.

Solar Energy used on the roofs of home in Drake Landing Okotoks

Net Zero Energy Ready and Net Zero Homes

Features and Benefits:
  • Did you know that Calgary is one of the sunniest cities in the world? Sterling wants to help you take your home to the next level in energy efficiency.
  • Ask a sales representative about our Net Zero Energy Ready package which provides a home that performs approximately 40% above building code and our Net Zero package which allows your home to produce as much energy as it consumes.

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