Avtec advocates the use of building products that protect your health as well as America's natural resources. Our
homes are inexpensive to operate and maintain, comfortable for living and also environmentally friendly. They
utilize the latest energy saving features to save you many thousands of dollars over the life of your home.
Avtec Homes are FPL BuildSmart® certified. An Avtec home offers you quality construction and an environmentally
friendly home to assure comfortable and enjoyable living for many years to come.
Our Avtec model home in Deltona, FL was awarded the Green Home Platinum Certification by the Florida Green
Building Coalition (FGBC). It was the first residential dwelling to be Platinum-Certified in the City of Deltona!
These are some of our money saving and environmentally desirable features:
- Solar Powered 80 Gallon Water Heater to give you free hot water.
- Energy Star® Appliances to lower your electric bill.
- 15 SEER heat-pump air conditioners with digital programmable thermostats for significant energy savings.
- R-38 ceiling insulation to lessen air conditioning requirements.
- Low E Double-Pane windows with Argon Gas to greatly reduce heat gain.
- Tightly sealed air conditioning ductwork to eliminate leakage.
- Lighter colored roofs to absorb less of the Sun's heat than darker colors.
- Tight building envelopes that limit air infiltration and lessen air conditioning and electrical consumption.
- Water efficient faucets and low flush toilets to reduce water consumption.
- Landscaping with indigenous, low maintenance shrubs to reduce watering needs.
- Engineered home designs with storm shutters to greatly reduce maintenance costs and homeowners
- Building Envelopes engineered to withstand winds to 160 MPH.
- Low VOC paints for better interior air quality.
- Resource efficient concrete utilizes recycled aggregate from electrical plants which also makes it stronger.
- Much of the Steel utilized in our homes comes from recycled automobiles and other items to minimize the
impact on the environment.
- The wood used in the construction of your home is a renewable resource. For every tree removed from a
tree farm, at least one or more trees are planted as replacement. The USA has 750 million acres of
forestland, a number that has remained constant for the past 100 years.