A Performance Home integrates 8 overall aspects impacting the home's design.
1. Indoor Air Quality - Maximize fresh air and minimize exposure to toxins.
2. Energy Efficiency - Reduce costs and consumption of natural resources.
3. Water Efficiency - Create water savings and re-use such as for irrigation.
4. Location - Close to public transit and services to reduce travel by car.
5. Site Development - Sustainable practices, passive solar, landscaping.
6. Materials - Use of recycled, reclaimed, local and eco responsible products.
7. Education & Awareness - Educates occupants thus elevating responsibility.
8. Innovation - Integrated design, build and project management.
We engage in all phases of our projects from conception and design to build and deliver. High performance green remodeling and eco systems integration require careful thought, layout, planning and design.
We skillfully coordinate all the required aspects to create a smooth and successful project. Our team collaborates with everyone involved, all working together to deliver exceptional results.
Enjoy a home built in an environmentally responsible way that is healthy, alive, efficient, and looks-feels amazing.
Acharya's Green Building Consulting serves as a sustainability consultant to the owner, designer and builder of residential projects.
We provide ideas and solutions to the make-up of a building to improve the comfort, safety, indoor air quality, energy efficiency and environmental impact.
Our expertise spans all phases of a project from conceptual design through construction to project completion in a manner appropriate for your project.
Whatever your green project requires we will provide value to make it a success.
Performance testing ensures your home's primary systems are functioning at a level to maximize performance and reduce operating costs.
Blower Door and Thermal Scan testing is a process to determine where your home is leaking to unconditioned spaces or the exterior.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) testing determines duct leakage, efficiency of furnaces and recommends Energy Star rated devices.
Energy audits determine electrical use and how it can be reduced.
Our high performance green homes require attention to the efficiency of the home's primary and sub-systems working together for optimal results.
- Solar-Photovoltaic Energy Production and Water Heating
- Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition (HVAC)
- Air Recirculation, Non-Toxic Materials
- Insulation, Windows, Doors, Sealed Envelope, Roofing
- Water Use, Re-use, Purification
- Energy Management, Home Automation
At Acharya Homes we utilize state of the art materials procured in environmentally responsible ways from vendors who align positively with our goals. We consider all aspects when choosing materials and the specialty required for their integration.
From bamboo cabinetry and floors, super cool faucets and fixtures to amazing lighting, Theater-A/V and electrical systems. We provide the best in available eco-tech products and installation to make the most high tech, efficient and comfortable living experience possible.
Landscaping with native wildflowers and grasses improves the environment.
Natural landscaping brings a taste of wilderness to urban and suburban settings by attracting a variety of birds, butterflies and other animals.
Once established, native plants do not need fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides or watering, thus benefiting the environment by reducing water use and maintenance costs.
You, your gardeners and admirers will enjoy the variety of colors, shapes, and seasonal beauty of these plants.
A Smart Home is one that provides home owners comfort, security, energy efficiency (low operating costs) and convenience at all times, regardless of whether you're home.
Our integration of smart products and systems give your home the benefits of convenience and savings of time, money and energy.
You will feel good reducing consumption of our natural resources while enhancing your lifestyle and letting technology work for you.
We offer state-of-the-art lighting and control systems specifically for homes.
Lights and lighting control designed and installed correctly is one of the best ways to make your home look and feel amazing.
Reduce energy consumption and electric costs with our easy to use lighting control. Our advanced lighting control system offers increased comfort and security by allowing you to set up scenes and time-based schedules.
One touch light where you need it brings fresh enjoyment to your lifestyle.
We offer motorized shading solutions to seemlessly integrate into your environment.
Easy functionality provide many distinct features to enhance the living space.
- Easily open/close shades to add sunlight or lower them to reduce heat.
- Astronomical clock for automatic open and close during specific times of year
- Prevent U/V rays from damaging expensive art and furnishings
- One touch control to achieve the perfect ambiance
We are experts at home theater and A/V systems.
From dedicated projection, family or media rooms to distributed audio-video, our designs provide a perfect compliment to the enjoyment of your home.
Our systems are on the cutting edge and include proper room design, setup and build out, high resolution, surround sound and all the high tech goodies.
Carefully chosen products designed, installed, programmed and calibrated to deliver superb performance in the comfort of your own home.
We offer state-of-the-art home control systems providing cutting edge control of your theater, music and home systems. No more frustrating remotes!
Our remote control, touch-screen and iPad systems with user-friendly interface are easy to use for the whole family.
Watch movies, listen to music, adjust lights, room temperature, window treatments, irrigation all at the touch of a button.
Enjoy the freedom and ease of todays home automation.
We have the expertise to install and configure various levels of networking. Smart Homes rely on the network and internet for many primary systems.
Home networks require proper planning and installation for a well secured and efficiently operating system. Resource sharing, wireless access points, firewall protection, internet access, music-video streaming and file storage are all part of a well designed home network.
Enjoy the speed, reliabilty and security of our high performance home wired and wifi networks.
The process of creating high performance homes requires a collaborative approach to fulfill all the aspects of a successful project.
We are aligned with strategic partners to implement systems and services as needed to make our projects a success.
Our vision and standards of performance are agreed upon in advance with our partners to assure the best possible results. Only premium providers are willing to meet our high performance standards thus maintaining the high standards set forth for the project.
Let us put together your outdoor space to create a relaxing area to entertain and enjoy.