Mason Homes to host Grand Preview of 60 Green Environmentally Energy Efficient homes in St. Catharines

Apr 24th, 2008 10:57 AM

Attention: News, Home, Energy, and Green Reporters and Editors

Mason Homes to host Grand Preview of 60 Green Environmentally Energy Efficient homes in St. Catharines

ENERGY STAR® qualified homes in Chicory Walk to feature energy saving appliances, improved indoor air quality and up to 30% lower energy bills


(St. Catharines) This Saturday, join representatives from Mason Homes and EnerQuality as they reveal the latest environmentally friendly and energy efficient townhomes, bungalows and two storey homes.

The public and media are invited to tour Mason Homes’ first community to offer homes that are not only ENERGY STAR qualified, but also help further reduce energy and water consumption while providing improved indoor air quality. These homes can reduce your energy bills by up to 30% through superior energy saving features like top-quality insulation, high-performance windows, and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems. See how Mason Homes continues to lead the way with Chicory Walk and provide homeowners with homes that are “Green for Life.”

What:

Grand Preview of Chicory Walk, an exclusive 60 home ENERGY STAR qualified community

Where:

340 Ontario Street, St. Catharines (see map below)

When:

Saturday, April 26, 2008, 11:00 am

Who:

Representatives from EnerQuality and Mason Homes as well as other local VIPs

Media contact:

Jonathan Laderoute, ECO, (416) 972-7401
Sean Mason, VP Sales, Mason Homes, 416-881-7949

Mason Homes
is a third-generation homebuilder and family-run business that has built over 4000 quality homes in many communities across Ontario including Etobicoke, Toronto, Scarborough, Markham, Barrie, Schomberg, Uxbridge, Lindsay and Peterborough.

They strive to be a progressive company in design, architecture, new urbanism, community planning and energy efficiency. They are the first community to offer homes that are not only Energy Star qualified, but also help further reduce energy and water consumption while providing improved indoor air quality. Green for Life homes will provide a happier, healthier home and lessen your impact on the environment.

EnerQuality Corporation
is committed to helping builders build more energy efficient and sustainable homes. Founded in 1998 and supported by A-list partners, EnerQuality delivers the ENERGY STAR® for New Homes, R-2000, EnerGuide Rating Service, LEED for Homes and the brand new GreenHouse™ Certified Construction programs. EnerQuality promotes energy efficient and sustainable building practices through three main initiatives: 1) CERTIFICATION: Their labeling program provides the quality assurance that makes it easy to find an energy efficient home; 2) TRAINING: They train builders, trades and professionals in the products and practices of energy efficient housing; 3) CONSULTING: They work with builders to help them embrace energy efficient building practices. EnerQuality is committed to being the driving force behind efforts to improve the way new homes are built for home buyers.

ENERGY STAR® for New Homes
is a label given to homes that meet balanced, whole-house energy-efficiency standards, guaranteeing their owners significant energy savings. New homes that receive the ENERGY STAR label are approximately 30 percent more energy-efficient than those built to the minimum Ontario building code standards. The ENERGY STAR mark, used with permission, is administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada.

The ENERGY STAR mark, used with permission, is administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada.