Scottsdale based national builder Meritage Homes is a leader in energy-efficient homes in Arizona and across the country. Meritage Homes was the first national builder to make every home built 100% ENERGY STAR. Meritage builds homes that average a HERS score of 61 and was the first national builder to implement a cost-effective NET ZERO home. Meritage provides a customer education center at most of their show home developments that include cut-away’s of wall and ceiling assemblies, window details, appliance information and other building science information to explain the importance of how and why they build homes the Meritage way.
Meritage homes includes products and best practices such as 2x6 construction, spray foam insulation in walls and the attic. Cooling and heating ducts in conditioned space, low-e windows, right sized heating and cooling equipment, plus ENERGY STAR appliances, WaterSense products, remote monitoring systems are optional. Visit Meritage Homes online educational center to learn more about the Meritage building approach. www.meritagehomes.com/whybuy/energyefficient/