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?

The Site:

  • 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.

 

The Homes:

  • 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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