Quality standards

Quality construction

We believe that our commitment to quality standards is an essential part of building a better, more sustainable home. Exceptional quality doesn’t happen by chance; we strive to build it into the way that we do business.

We partner with IBACOS to provide a comprehensive annual evaluation that serves as an objective measure of our homes’ performance against their recommended best practices scorecard. IBACOS also informs our safety performance at our construction jobsites.

32% increase in IBACOS performance scores for Drainage Plane and Flashing System — a key building durability metric — since 2016

Quality Construction Practices

Our construction operations undergo a rigorous annual evaluation by IBACOS, a nationally recognized expert in home construction quality and performance, against their industry-recognized best practice scorecard.

Building certifications and memberships

Our homes are backed by third-party, industry-recognized standards and initiatives that promote sustainable construction and provide building performance and quality assurance. Over the years, we have participated in national and regional building initiatives from both governmental and nongovernmental organizations, including:

  • US. EPA ENERGY STAR partner and award winner
  • US. EPA WaterSense first builder partner and award winner
  • US. EPA Indoor airPLUS partner and award winner
  • RESNET Energy Smart Builders first builder partner and award winner
  • US. DOE Zero Energy Ready Homes partner and award winner
  • US. Green Building Council LEED-certified homes builder and award winner
  • California Advanced Homes Program participating builder
  • Build San Antonio Green participating builder