Pulte Homes in Las Vegas, Nevada goes green with LEED certification. Pulte Homes is constructing two homes with energy saving features in The Club at Madeira Canyon. Their goal is to achieve the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building certification.
The LEED for Homes program is a rating system that promotes the architectural design and construction of high performance “green” homes, which use less natural resources, create less waste, water and energy, are more comfortable and healthier for the home owners. The benefits of a LEED home include lower water and energy bills, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, improved air quality through less exposure to toxins, allergins, mold and mildew.
The homes for sale in Las Vegas, NV real estate are being certified with the goal of Silver Level status under the LEED for Homes Program in cooperation with Sonoran LEED for Homes, Southern Nevada Water Authority, U.S. Green Building Council, Nevada Power, and the Energy Sense/Masco Contractor Services.
The LEED for Homes Program has four different stamps of approval including, Certified, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
The guard gated neighborhood of The Club at Madeira Canyon is south of Anthem in Henderson. Madeira Canyon is a 487 acre master plan community next to Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area real estate with incredible views of the surrounding area.
Pulte Home is the first Southern Nevada builder to produce homes under the LEED for Homes Program.
Utility bills for these go green homes are 50 percent savings over the average Las Vegas home utilities. The cost to the builder is small, after the subsidies they receive, the fee is affordable for the new home buyer.