zHome Sustainability Features
Find ways to “z” your own home remodeling or building project
zHome is about the numbers. Aggressive, numeric benchmarks drove the community's design.
- Zero Net Energy
- 70% reduction in water use
- Healthy, no or low-toxic materials
- Deep Green Materials
- Native and drought tolerant landscaping
- 90% construction recycling rate
These benchmarks formed the basis for the Built Green Emerald Star external link rating, Built Green’s highest certification level.
Read more about how zHome reached net zero energy, carbon neutrality and changed the way homes use natural resources, and learn how you can utilize these technologies, products and practices with your own home remodeling or building project.