Green Homes For A Better Future
As one of Western Maryland’s premier green home builders, Lancaster Craftsmen Builders takes energy efficiency seriously. Now more than ever, a home must do more than provide a welcoming environment for life – it must reduce our energy consumption to help provide a better, cleaner future.
Every Lancaster Craftsmen Builders home achieves…
An Innovative Leader in Energy Efficiency
Every new Lancaster Craftsmen Builders home is Energy Star certified. Our homes are at a minimum 15 percent or more energy efficient relative to the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Lancaster is at the forefront of educating homeowners throughout the region about the financial and environmental benefits of an energy-efficient home, including seminars and articles on the effectiveness of green building methods. Founder Mark Lancaster chaired the Frederick County Sustainability Commission, Maryland’s first commission on sustainability.
Lancaster Craftsmen Builders utilizes a variety…
- Building solar-ready homes, where the initial investment in solar power is part of the home
- Utilizing geothermal heating and cooling
- Plumbing designed for maximum water conservation
- Developing home sites for environmentally-sound water runoff
- Developing ways to better-insulate older homes for energy conservation