Posted on 20 Aug
From installing rooftop solar panels to integrating new triple pane windows and EnergyStar appliances, there are all kinds of home upgrades that serve the dual purpose of saving energy and caring for the environment.
To help spread the eco-friendly word, we rounded up a few of our current listings that tout amazing "green" features without sacrificing on luxury.
Designed by Brian Biglin, this modern day Italian villa offers spectacular views of the mountains while also showcasing some incredible, sustainable features. Totaling 23 green acres, this property boasts 3,000 sq ft of solar panels that are visible from the rear terrace, which ensure a reliable power supply for the two Tesla electric chargers in the garage. Combined with energy reducing features like natural ventilation and a sustainable garden, this estate's energy consumption is virtually zero. Additionally, all water is drawn from a well and collected in a 10,000 gallon tank providing filtered water year-round.
Built in 2015 with "smart home" technology, this sophisticated contemporary compound is one of a kind. Exceptional finishes throughout include solar energy power, LED lighting, state of the art Chef’s kitchen with Miele/SubZero appliances, Ceasarstone counters, beautiful Calcutta marble, porcelain stone floors and tiles. Superb ceiling height and skylights add to the airiness of this incredible home.