The homes of Craggy Park have been thoughtfully designed and responsibly built for sustainable living.
Each home has been certified by Green Built North Carolina, a voluntary, statewide green building program.
What makes Craggy Park so green?
Walkable and bikeable urban infill location optimizes use of existing infrastructure and minimizes growth's environmental impact.
Clustered-home site design preserves green space, existing trees, and nearby habitats.
Native, drought-tolerant and edible landscaping provides a habitat for local flora and fauna.
The Construction Process:
Re-use of bricks from former on-site home.
Milling of trees taken down during grading for lumber.
Preservation and re-use of topsoil during grading.
Construction waste management and recycling.
Effective stormwater run-off controls throughout construction.
Energy Star and GreenBuilt certified (3rd party green building certifications).
High-efficiency mechanical design.
Solar-ready roof (on some homes).
3rd party blower door and duct-blaster tested homes.
Low and no-VOC materials and finishes for optimal indoor air quality.
Energy Star appliances and lighting.
Day-lighting techniques for great natural light.
6" walls and formaldehyde-free insulation.
Air-sealed during construction.
All bands and joists covered with spray foam insulation.
Low-flow plumbing fixtures.
Fresh air introduction.
Durable material use (30-year roof, 50-year siding).
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