Ryland Homes is proud to bring you energy-efficient, Earth-friendly homes. Thanks to our unique HouseWorks® program, your home will be a safer, quieter and cleaner environment for your family all while enjoying the benefits of lower utility bills.
» Tight Construction
Flashing and windows are sealed and the exterior home envelope is inspected. We include Superior Fiberglass Insulation, which is fire retardant and made from sand and recycled glass.
» Properly Sized HVAC Equipment by Bryant
All homes include a programmable thermostat and a cold air return in every bedroom thus reducing utility bills.
» Flow Optimized Faucets by Moen®
Aerators force air into the water stream, maintaining pressure while using 30% less water. All aerators are LEED-certified.
» Engineered Floor System
Weyerhauser's I-Level TJI flooring joists are manufactured from 50% less wood and are made from fast-growing second and third growth trees.
» State of the Art Plumbing
Uponor PEX flexible water line is the clean, green and healthy alternative – no solder, fluxes or solvents. PEX is quiet, durable, and resistant to freezing.
» Advanced Framing Techniques
Truss and panel construction with Dow Duramate exterior sheathing assure custom precision fit and engineered performance.
» High Performance Windows
American Primelok Low-E Windows filter ultraviolet and infrared light. They reduce solar heat gain, lower energy costs and reduce the fading of carpets and furniture.
» HardiePlank Siding
(In designated communities) HardiePlank Siding incorporates natural ingredients that are low in toxicity, using about 45% cement, 45% silica sand and 10% wood fibers.
Ryland Homes offers Mohawk's most environmentally friendly carpet, SmartStrand which utilizes fibers made with Bio-PDO requiring 30% less energy.
» Low-VOC Interior Paint
Sherwin Williams interior paint, primer and stain assures a better indoor environment.
And many more energy-efficient features.
See also in HouseWorks:
Overview, HERS Index
In the Indianapolis Division, all HouseWorks® features may not be available in all homes. © 2012 The Ryland Group, Inc.