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BUILT RIGHT

While every home we build is designed to beautiful, the things you don’t see are more important than the things you do. We are committed to utilizing the right people, products and processes to make sure your home is built right the first time – minimizing your ongoing operating & energy costs and maximizing your overall value.

  • ENERGY STAR® for New Homes Builder
  • Holmes Approved Homes program
  • Net Zero Qualified Builder

ENERGY STAR

Dolce Vita Homes is the largest “ENERGY STAR® for New Homes” Builder in the greater Edmonton area. By choosing an ENERGY STAR certified home, you will appreciate the difference of a home built to a higher standard.

  • Enjoy better indoor living
  • Save energy
  • Save money
  • Appreciate the resale potential

What does a Dolce Vita ENERGY STAR Home include?

  • Higher insulation levels – allowing for more even temperatures throughout the seasons.
  • Efficient heating and cooling systems – helping you save energy, and money, every year.
  • High performing windows and door – better seals and product features help to save energy and reduce heat transfer with the outdoors.
  • A whole-home ventilation system – improves the indoor air quality by expelling stale air and replacing it with filtered outdoor air.
  • ENERGY STAR certified products – save you money by using less electricity with ENERGY STAR certified products such as lighting, appliances, or air conditioners.

Holmes Approved Homes

HOLMES APPROVED HOMES

The Holmes Approved Homes program is selective and exclusive to only a few builder partners by region.

Rather than a ‘celebrity endorsement’, HAH conducts the inspections as a third party to ensure the highest levels of quality control and collaboration towards your home.

Every Holmes Approved Home undergoes a series of inspections in addition to Dolce Vita’s industry-leading quality control measures to ensure it’s built right the first time.

Durability Inspection
Exterior building wrap, Drainage, Interior structure support, Exterior finishes

Energy Efficiency Inspection
Thermographic scan, Blower door test, Insulation & vapour barrier, Window insulation

Final Inspection
Exterior & interior finishes, Water infiltration, Mechanical systems, Ventilation

NET ZERO QUALIFIED BUILDER

Dolce Vita Homes is recognized by the CHBA as a Net Zero Qualified Builder.

For those looking for the best in energy efficiency, Dolce Vita can work with you to determine the optimal combination of products and design to match your lifestyle and location to build a Net Zero home.

Net Zero homes provide exceptional value:

  • Delivers exceptional comfort all year round
  • Built-in filtered fresh air system maintains indoor air quality for healthier living
  • Tightly built and well insulated virtually eliminates outside noise such as traffic, lawnmowers and barking dogs
  • Renewable energy systems produce as much energy as it consumes
  • Up to 80% more energy efficient than a home built to conventional standards
  • Lower utility costs year-round
  • Protects you from future increases in energy prices