BEAUTIFUL WOODED HOMESITES IN PHASE 2 NOW SELLING! The Preserve at Severn Run is Baldwin Homes 1st all green community from the development work through the house construction and house finishes. Each home will have an Energy Star® Certification and be built to the National Association of Home Builders Green Building Standards. This distinct community will have 72 homesites that just under/over an acre. As Green living becomes more main stream, Baldwin Homes has taken a step to not only build green, but to build affordable green homes. For years Baldwin Homes has built our homes using maintenance free and energy efficient products. To take that one step further and build green was an easy step. Our Green features include; panelized construction, light color roof shingles, energy efficient heating and cooling system, water saving plumbing fixtures, upgraded siding and exterior trim, plus much more which will help homeowners save both money and the environment. What Does Green Building Mean And What Are The Benefits For You, The Homeowner? Value A green home has greater resale value. Green homes last longer. Be prepared to leave a legacy. Green homes save you money through energy efficiency. A green home has reduced maintenance Enhanced Comfort By efficiently sizing the HVAC system, reducing air infiltration and thermal bridging (the transfer of heat or cool from the interior to the exterior through wall cavities), installing Low VOC finishes, you will enable your family to live in a healthy, comfortable environment. Energy Efficiency It is Baldwin Homes goal to make every home as energy efficient as possible saving our homeowners money as they move into their new home. As the average homeowner spends more each year on energy bills, it has become increasingly important for Baldwin Homes to design and build a home to improve energy efficiency, through efficient windows, better insulation, tankless gas water heater, and upgraded heating and cooling systems. Environmental Conservation As we have learned, it has become imperative we look out for the environment by not squandering our natural resources. Baldwin Homes thoroughly plans and uses building processes and products that help to reduce the impact on the environment. When we reduce our carbon footprint we are effectively reducing your carbon footprint. Healthy Home As more people are reporting allergies from dust and air pollutants, Baldwin Homes has developed homes that will have a healthy impact on thier familes. By using products low in formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds we can drastically reduce the amount of pollutants introduced into the environment and our homes.