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OUR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

At Macfarlane Homes, we believe that building high performance homes is an important solution to the environmental and economic issues of our times. We pride ourselves on staying current with the rapidly advancing field of building science so that your home includes the latest technologies and products for energy efficiency, sustainability, and indoor air quality.

Duncan Macfarlane, founder and owner of Macfarlane Homes, has over twenty years experience in energy efficient building techniques and systems such as Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs), and constructing an all inclusive thermal envelope. The Macfarlane team recognizes that sustainability is not a one-size-fits-all concept and welcomes each client’s individual requests as a new challenge.

There are abundant opportunities to individualize your home while meeting the high standards of today’s green building programs, if you desire. We can navigate the certification process so that your home can be Energy Star, EarthCraft, or LEED certified and contain the features and elements that are important to you.

We also employ the whole house design approach which states that your home be designed, built and operated as one system with parts that work together for maximum efficiency and durability as well as your health and comfort.
"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"

- Henry David Thoreau