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Our homes are 29.6% more energy
efficient than standard built homes.(as tested by an independent certified energy consultant)

Cardel is committed to sustainable building practices. We incorporate many energy-efficient building features into your home to minimize environmental impact and save you money. Many of these features mean you’ll enjoy lower utility bills and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Air Quality
  • Soil gas extraction rough-in
  • 75% SRE, non-dedicated heat recovery ventilator
Energy Efficiency
  • Drain water heat recovery “Power Pipe”
  • 400 kWh/year electrical savings via CFL and LED bulbs throughout home
  • 96% AFUE furnace with ECM motor and two-speed fan
  • Hydronic air handler with ECM motor. CSA P.9-11 certified
  • Rinnai condensing, tankless instant hot water heater 96% efficient (rental unit – Blackstone, Miller’s Crossing and EdenWylde)
  • Envirosense PV tank style hot water heater (rental unit – Creekside)
  • Wi-Fi thermostat
Thermal Enhancements and Comfort
  • Insulated structural wall sheathing providing continuous R5 insulation plus R22 batt
  • Energy Star rated windows with low-e coating and argon gas
  • Spray foam all window and door perimeters
  • Energy efficient house wrap and Quickflash gasket at all vents and wall penetrations (except A/C linesets)
  • R60 attic insulation
  • Exposed floors: R31 batt insulation unit
When you purchase a Cardel, you can feel good about owning a cost-effective, efficient home with all the features and benefits that have made us a trusted name for over 40 years.
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