Environments for living


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Environments for living

A green building program that focuses on building science to improve home energy efficiency and comfort.
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The Environments for Living program, designed by MCS, consolidates advanced techniques of applied building science and provides tiered levels of certification for energy efficiency for heating and cooling the home.
Developed with the assistance of leading building science experts, the Environments For Living program was launched in 2001 to assist builders in constructing homes that are more energy efficient, comfortable and durable than conventional code-built homes.
The Environments For Living program is an initiative sponsored by MCS, a group of companies that are subsidiaries of Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS).
For almost a decade, the Environments For Living program has been helping homebuilders gain advantages through building science, and we are delighted to offer our services and homeowner limited guarantees to support the new BEYOND program from BASF," said Dave Bell, Director of Building Science for Masco Home Services.
Masco Home Services is recognized as an innovative leader in the creation of energy efficient and comfortable homes through the Environments For Living[R] and Environments For Living Certified Green programs.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named the Environments For Living program as a 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through its work.
Masco Home Services is already recognized as an innovative leader in the creation of energy efficient and comfortable homes through its Environments For Living and Environments For Living Certified Green programs.
The Company's home energy performance services are backed by experience with more than 130,000 homes built under the Environments For Living program.
The Environments For Living program is a performance-based residential building program that meets the demands of competitive builders, energy-conscious homebuyers and emerging communities planning for a more sustainable future.
The Kent Homes Evergreen series of homes will meet and exceed the criteria of the Environments For Living program to achieve an EnerGuide rating of 80, the most energy efficient standard in Canada.
The Environments for Living program has integrated advanced features of Building Science for the benefit of America's homebuyers.
Designed by leading Building Science experts, the Environments For Living program helps builders construct higher performing, energy efficient homes.

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