KITCHEN and BATH
AGING IN PLACE
Lifestyle Homes, Inc. is a forward thinking quality-design, build firm, where sustainability is central to our platform. Our homes have been featured in the annual Chicagoland GreenBuilt Home Tour, sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC-IL) in 2014, 2015 and 2016. In 2016 tour, the EcoSmart Blue house is featured among 13 one-of-a-kind green rated homes. Among the trends in 2016 are healthier homes that allow for Aging in Place. Our goal is to inspire homeowners to feel pride in their responsible, sustainable home while maintaining productive lifestyle in their home.
The energy efficient strategy using green building techniques ensures cost efficiency for the duration of the homeowners stay but also maintains its future value. The EcoSmart Blue house in Lisle, IL is a Zero Energy ready home with pending green certificates for energy efficiency, durability and healthy indoor air quality that are third party green rater checked and rated based on the vigorous checklists of the Department of Energy, EPA and Energy Star Home program.
The home’s Aging in Place strategy includes, zero step access on the main level, first floor master suite, wide doorways, open floor plan and guest space for family members or live-in assistance if needed in the future. In addition to Aging in Place, the most current LED light fixtures, HVAC system, with WI-FI controls, dumb waiter and outdoor features for comfort and convenience to enable the quality of living.
Zero Energy Ready Home: A DOE Zero Energy Ready Home is a high performance home which is so energy efficient, that a renewable energy system can offset all or most of its annual energy consumption.
Energy.gov/Zero Energy Ready Home
Indoor airPLUS: Additional home design and construction features are included in the Indoor airPLUS label to help protect homes from airborne contaminants. These features stop air pollutants at the source and properly seal and ventilate the home.
Energy Star: The ENERGY STAR® label gives you the peace of mind that your home has undergone a better process for inspections, testing, and verification to ensure that it meets strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).