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environment. energy. efficiency
Orlando New Homes
Lessening our carbon footprint is something that's on the minds of many homebuyers these days.
Rest assured, your Taylor Morrison home is built to reduce that footprint while maximizing your energy efficiency. We're doing our part to preserve the environment for future generations. It's just one more way that your Taylor Morrison home is inspired by you.
ENERGY Efficiency
  • High Efficiency 14.5 SEER A/C Units Families using an energy efficient air conditioning unit could reduce 20–30% of their energy consumption. A/C units, like Taylor Morrison's 13 & 14–SEER units, lower the amount of energy consumed to cool down your home.
  • 100% ENERGY STAR AppliancesBacked by the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR appliances use less water and energy.
  • Programmable ThermostatHomeowners can save on average $180 a year by using a programmable thermostat that allows you to automatically control your home's temperature.
WATER–SAVING Fixtures
  • Low Flow Toilets and Shower HeadsInstalling a low flow toilet translates to almost two gallons of water saved, per flush. When coupled with a low flow shower head, you will consume less water.
  • Aerators on all Bath FaucetsBy only heating water when it's needed, tankless water heaters can cut water-heating expenses by 30%. According to Energystar.gov, that can be up to more than $100 per year on gas bills for the typical family.
BUILDING Practices
  • Energy Saving R–19 Wall SystemR-value is the measure of a material's resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value, the more resistant a material is to heat flow. Taylor Morrison's R-13/R-19/R-24 insulation means your home stays warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, translating to savings on your monthly electric bill.
  • R–13 Frame / R–4.1 Block / R–30 CeilingTaylor Morrison insulates your home's attic to resist air flow to help cool and heat your home, plus it reduces your home's energy use by up to 40%.
  • Dual Pane, Low E, Argon Gas WindowsLow-E vinyl windows are coated to control the transfer of heat. Argon gas - a nontoxic, clear and odorless gas - fills the space between the window panels to reduce the transfer of heat between the inside and outside.