While custom homebuyers are making their choices, selecting interior and exterior design features for their new custom home, an onsite design team at NuVision Builders, www.nuvisionbuilders.com, Titusville, Fla., is available to consult and guide the homebuyer every step of the way.

Each NuVision new custom homebuyer now has the advantage of onsite selection for each custom home design feature. The builder’s new 4,800-sq. ft. model home showroom includes a variety of design features such as select floor plans; exterior wall and roof shingle colors; kitchen cabinets, countertops, and bath vanities; floor treatments: lighting fixtures and smart-home technologies; and pool, spa, and outdoor kitchens.

For custom homebuyers seeking an energy-efficient lifestyle, NuVision offers green building design and assistance to custom homebuyers through an onsite green building design team. The green building design offered includes low-energy systems and smart-home technology, and uses high-efficiency HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) systems to reduce utility costs.

The custom homebuyer may select features such as energy-efficient windows and doors, and an advanced roof system, including solar panels upon request. Controlling the environment cost-effectively inside the custom home, says the residential contractor, requires a tight and sustainable exterior envelope.

Another crucial green building feature, explains the company, occurs during construction of the custom home’s exterior envelope. The exterior envelope consists of a steel-reinforced structural foundation connected to a solid monolithic, steel-in-place, concrete wall system. By sealing the entire exterior envelope green building offers fresh air exchange by mechanical ventilation systems while removing humidity to reduce interior moisture.

NuVision Builders uses an ERV (energy recovery ventilator) as part of the HVAC system. The ERV draws fresh outdoor air in while cleaning, cooling, and removing moisture from it before distributing it in the home through the HVAC system.

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