Western Rim’s buildings are thoughtfully constructed with the highest quality materials in order to be sustainably proactive both internally and externally, while remaining visually stunning. Roofs and attics come equipped with reflective, radiant TechShield® barriers that cut heat transfer by up to 97 percent, and can lower indoor temperatures by more than thirty degrees during hot periods. High-density weather stripping and dual pane windows containing argon gas and a solar heat gain coefficient of at least 0.22 protect homes from extreme weather while maximizing climate control for residents. Marcus Hiles only installs air conditioners with a seasonal energy efficiency rating (SEER) of 16 or more, with programmable thermostats that allow residents to reduce energy use by up to 30 percent, lowering their utility bills. By exceeding industry standards, Hiles and Western Rim provide comfort in even extreme weather, ensuring a respectful, mutually beneficial relationship with the environment. Carbon emissions have been lowered by 32,000 tons across over 10,000 homes.

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