Award Winning Development  Craggy Park - Winner of the Asheville GreenWorks 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards 

Award Winning Development

Craggy Park - Winner of the Asheville GreenWorks 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards 


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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