McCaffrey EarthSense

McCaffrey EarthSense is at work throughout your new home. Explore the many features that make life easier, smarter, more efficient and earth-friendly. From built-in recycling and LED lighting to high performance construction technology, EarthSense makes sense for you.


Energy Sense
Water Sense
Eco Sense
Health Sense
Life Sense

2x6 Framed Walls

Provide thicker exterior walls for more insulation, greater thermal protection, and a quieter home.

Blown-In Insulation

A better performing, higher rated choice that fills gaps & voids for increased energy efficiency & reduced outside noise.

Cool Roof Technology

Concrete roof tiles reflect heat away from your attic to reduce your air conditioning needs.

Drip Irrigation

Drip irrigation at shrubs for precise delivery of water to plants' roots, reducing water use.

Engineered Wood Products

Engineered oriented strand board (OSB) wood products to reduce waste & strengthen construction.

High Performance Attic

Insulation below the roof deck reduces the attic temperature & reduces the amount of heat gain through the central duct system.

Hydrozone Landscape

Water efficient hydrozone landscape groups plants by their water needs to make every drop count.

Recycled Construction Materials

McCaffrey Homes recycles at least 65% of construction waste away from landfills to conserve our natural resources.

Third Party Inspections

For your assurance that you are getting an energy efficient home.

Water-Wise Plantings

Drought tolerant California native plants or Mediterranean species to conserve water and beautify your home.

Weather Smart Irrigation Control

Weather smart irrigation control with moisture sensor ensures your lawn isn't watered unnecessarily.

Eco Friendly Flooring

Available engineered hardwood flooring is more stable than solid wood and provides the look you love while protecting our forests.

Energy Star Qualified Windows

High performance, dual pane, low E glass windows that allows natural light to brighten your home while reflecting radiant heat away.

Higher Efficiency HVAC System

A/C system with 15 SEER & 12.5 EER & 95% AFUE saves energy, reduces pollution & enhances comfort.

HVAC MERV 8 Filters

A higher effectiveness in trapping airborne particulates for cleaner indoor air.

Insulated Ducts

R-8 insulated & tightly sealed ducts to reduce heating & cooling loss for improved energy efficiency & comfort.

Built-In Recycling Center

Convenient built-in cabinet recycle center in your kitchen to help support your earth friendly lifestyle.

Energy Star Qualified Appliances

ENERGY STAR qualified appliances, including dishwasher, use less energy & water than standard models

LED Lighting

Throughout your home to reduce your electrical usage.

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm

To help protect your family.

Dual Zoned Central Air

Helps you control costs by heating & cooling only the zones you need (available on most plans).

Energy Star Programmable Thermostat

To help you reduce energy use by setting your home's temperature around your family's schedule.

Formaldehyde-Free Insulation

Formaldehyde-free insulation & carpet pad for improved air quality and health safety.

Low VOC Paint

Low VOC interior wall paint to reduce compounds that can be harmful to your health.

Non-Toxic Carpet and Pad

Low VOC carpet and pad that's non-toxic so your family will breathe easier.

Chlorine-Free Refrigerant

A/C system with environmentally responsible, chlorine-free refrigerant that is non-ozone depleting & meets the United States EPA's most stringent environmental guidelines.

Energy Star Qualified Exhaust Fans

At baths & laundry for a higher performance at removing excess humidity & a quieter operation.

Insulated Water Pipes

To reduce heat loss & save energy.

Sealed Ducts

All air conditioning ducts are sealed, reducing energy loss & preventing contamination for improved indoor air quality & comfort.

Tankless Water Heater

Saves energy by heating water only when you need it.

WaterSense Bath Fixtures

Bath faucets, showerheads & toilets certified to use less water by the US Environmental Protection Agency

Fitness

Communities featuring recreational amenities from pools to fitness stations to playgrounds for an active lifestyle.

Parks and Open Space

Encouraging play and outdoor activities to enhance your quality of life.

Walking/Biking Trails

Neighborhoods connected to walking/biking trails to foster a healthy lifestyle.

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