DE YOUNG SMARTHOME™
The De Young SmartHome™ is all about convenience, peace of mind, increased comfort, overall efficiency and improved quality of life. It’s the extra step that we take to ensure our homeowners enjoy a more modern, livable home. You can rest assured that we set the standard of living smart.
DE YOUNG ENERGYSMART™
Transformative approach to how new homes are being built
• Energy Star® Certified Lennox Dual-Fuel HVAC System
Pairs an electric heat pump with a gas furnace and alternates between the two fuel sources to maximize comfort and efficiency. High-efficiency ratings of up to 16 SEER, 13 EER, 10 HSPF & 95% AFUE for energy savings and comfort.
• Advanced Framed 2x6 Walls
2x6 lumber walls for thicker and more strategically designed exterior walls allowing for increased insulation.
• Energy Star® Certified Windows
Anlin Monte Verde certified Argon gas filled windows with double strength glass for durability and better sound control, high performance Low-E glass to reflect heat and block 94% of damaging UV energy and other contributors to fading, as well as non-corroding vinyl frames.
• Energy Star® Rated, High-Efficiency Tankless Gas Water Heater
Designed for continuous hot water and up to .96 Uniform Energy Factor with stainless steel condensing heat exchanger
• Energy Star® Certified Appliance
Energy Star® certified Frigidaire dishwasher uses less energy without sacrificing performance for savings and less environmental impact.
• Programmable HVAC Thermostat
Programmable thermostat for added comfort and savings, while improving ease of use.
• High Performance Insulation
Superior, formaldehyde-free, insulation system with R-49 blown-in attic insulation and R-25 exterior walls. R-13 fiberglass batts below roof deck within attic.
• Premium-Sealed Construction & Ducts
Advanced air-sealed home envelope with tightly sealed and highly insulated R-8 ducts to reduce drafts for better comfort and increase energy efficiency.
• Peak Performance Roofing Material
Timberline HDZ® Reflector Series Shingles rated by the Cool Roof Rating Council to comply with Title 24 cool roof requirements and includes the UL Class A highest roofing fire rating. Advanced Protection® Shingle Technology to provide excellent protection.
• Energy Efficiency Third-Party Inspections
Independent inspections at random for verification that homes are healthy, durable, comfortable and meet strict energy efficiency compliance.
• 100% LED Lighting
High efficacy and high quality lighting for energy savings.
• Protected Water Pipes
Insulated hot water pipes for increased efficiency and comfort.
• Solar System
Solar system to generate clean, renewable, and affordable energy for the home. Multiple financing options available.
DE YOUNG CONTROLSMART™
Home technology to live smarter and more efficient.
• Nest Hello Video Doorbell
Convenience of a doorbell, but with 24/7 live video streaming, HDR imaging, live notifications, and night vision.*
• Nest X Yale Wi-Fi Door Lock
Key-free deadbolt for security, with remote access via app and live notifications.*
• Wi-Fi Ready
Connected home and family inspired Wi-Fi planning, professionally designed per plan.
• Wi-Fi Access Point Prepared
CAT6, the ideal cabling for reliable and super-fast residential networking.
• Wi-Fi Transparent Networking Enclosure
Supporting Wi-Fi additions and further expansion.
• Wi-Fi Enabled Garage Door Opener
Built-in Wi-Fi for smartphone control via app.
• CAT6 & CAT5e
Standard in each plan to ensure a network ready solution.
Networking infrastructure that is built to handle the fastest internet speeds.
• TV outlets
RG6 cabling in two locations.
• Phone or Data outlet
CAT5e cabling in one location.
• Structured Cabling Enclosure
Communications, networking and media distribution.
• Customer Support
Complimentary in-home, one-hour introductory tech support visit for setup and user education of technology.
Intelligent design and technology for healthier living
• Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV)
High performance ERV for filtered clean, fresh air and expelling odors and contaminants from your home to promote better indoor air quality and comfort while using significantly less energy.
• PEX Plumbing System
Corrosion resistant, non-toxic and lead-free plumbing water system that can withstand harsh weather conditions and a NSF International certification for water purity.
• Energy Star® Qualified Bathroom Exhaust Fans
Energy Star® qualified bathroom exhaust fans to reduce moisture for better air quality with quieter operation to improve overall comfort.
• Premium Sealed Ducts
Protected air ducts to prevent contamination for improved indoor air quality and comfort.
• Puron Refrigerant
HVAC uses an ozone-responsible Puron refrigerant that meets strict EPA guidelines.
• Merv 8 Filter
Merv 8 HVAC filter for cleaner air quality
• Formaldehyde-Free Insulation, Carpet & Carpet Pad
For better indoor air quality and health.
• Strategic Kitchen Hood
Kitchen hood vented to the outside for increased ventilation.
• Low VOC Paint
Low VOC paint for better indoor air quality.
• Fire Sprinklers, Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Fire sprinklers, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms to help protect your family.
• Walkable Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods thoughtfully designed with nearby access to parks and trails to promote an active, healthy lifestyle.
Good for the planet, good for your family
• Green Certifications
Green Building Professional and Building Performance Institute certifications.
• Energy Star® Certified Dishwasher
Helps reduce air pollution and water consumption.
• Energy Star® Certified Lennox Dual-Fuel HVAC System
Dual-Fuel is environmentally responsible that aids in sustainable energy usage.
• Drip Irrigation
Drip irrigation to save up to 75% in water consumption for flowerbed irrigation versus typical sprinklers.
• Kohler WaterSense Certified Plumbing Fixtures
Kohler WaterSense certified plumbing fixtures for a high performance yet water-efficient experience.
• Recycled Construction Materials
Up to 90% of construction waste is recycled.
• Non-Combustible Materials
Durable, non-combustible siding, and other exterior materials.
• Engineered Wood Products
Engineer-oriented strand board (OSB) and I-joist wood products to reduce waste and provide greater structural integrity.
• Wood Component Protection
Subterranean termite pre-treatment under foundation for resource conservation.