THE LOW ENERGY HOMES QUALITY STANDARDS
This is what makes a Low Energy Homes home...
ADVANCED FRAMING TECHNIQUES
Building energy efficiency into your home.
Utilizing advanced framing methods such as the two stud California Corner, insulated and right-sized headers, and raised-heel trusses, plus always framing 2x6 exterior walls we are building a better insulation cavity right into your house. Our blown-in insulation system better prevents air infiltration, reduces sound, and creates a stable indoor environment that's energy efficient.
Choosing brands at each step that outperform the competition.
Windows and doors that are built to withstand the weather, we are as particular about the lines we install as the way we install them.
By carefully mapping and installing LED lighting throughout our homes, utility bills decrease while style and comfort are maximized.
A Low Energy Home luxury, all our homes include water-saving plumbing fixtures and tankless water heaters.
Knowing the house works as a system we furnish 90%+ AFUE gas furnaces and high-efficiency central air conditioners in all our homes.
Maximizing the comfort inside.
The system forms a seamless blanket of insulation that completely fills around pipes, wires, and other objects inside the cavity to increase thermal efficiency and eliminate costly voids and air gaps. This process helps provide you with the highest, full cavity effective R-values attainable today. Partnered with our Advance Framing Techniques, and blowing the attic in to the Department of Energy's recommendation of an R-49 (going above the building code standard of R-38) the house becomes a totally seamless blanket.
SOLID WOOD CABINETRY
This is where details matter.
Our line of cabinets come standard with all of the features that you need, and never knew you were missing:
100% solid wood doors and frames
1/2” to 5/8″-thick plywood boxes
soft-close metal door hinges
full-extension drawer with soft-close metal glides
We've partnered with a manufacturer that aligns with our mission of making “optional upgrades” a necessary standard, efficiently improving the overall quality, functionality, durability of your kitchen and vanities for generations.
Durability and longevity you can stand on.
Our interior design team has access to the top lines of flooring, providing beautiful schemes that flow through the whole house. Hardwood floors in the main living areas, and porcelain tile in the bathrooms are the standard options in our models.
CENTRAL VACUUM SYSTEM
Cleaner air, cleaner home.
With the Hide-A-Hose patented central vacuum system you will never need to carry or store bulky vacuum hoses. Simply pull out the amount of hose you need from the inlet valve, connect your cleaning wand (with attachment) and begin vacuuming.
When you have finished vacuuming, detach the cleaning wand from the hose, then the suction from the central vacuum effortlessly retracts the hose into the system hidden behind the wall.
Homeowners also benefit from the cleaner air made possible since central vacuum units are located outside of the living space and do not re-circulate allergens or dust mites.
BUILT-IN STORAGE SYSTEMS
Custom and solid solutions in closets and pantries.
Solid-wood shelves will be included in all closets and pantries. Painted to match, and designed to work for your space.
Knowledgeable and Dependable—It's Who we Are.
With five generations of contractors in Colorado, dating back to 1913, we understand Colorado, we understand quality, and we understand customer service. Our founders have experience in modern building science and believe in delivering old-fashioned quality and service.
Low Energy Homes works on the premise that a home is meant to be built right and to last for generations. That’s why all of our homes are produced with high-quality materials and are carefully thought out. Our base model homes are built with the same care and attention as the highest-end models.
Based in Fort Morgan, Colorado, Low Energy Homes is owned and run by the Smith family who have a working knowledge of agricultural, commercial, and residential needs. As a small, family business, you can rest assured knowing you’ll have a working relationship with the same people who will be at your job site.
Your home is our reputation.