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Green Building Techniques

Bill Beazley Homes builds energy-efficient homes in and around the Augusta, Georgia area. Bill Beazley Homes is proud to incorporate “green” building techniques in the premium quality custom homes we build in the Augusta, Georgia, the area including Richmond and Columbia Counties in Georgia and Aiken County in South Carolina.

In Georgia, our homes can be found in Augusta, Hephzibah, and Grovetown. Our South Carolina homes are located in North Augusta, Beech Island, Graniteville, and Aiken.

Energy Saving Features – Lower Electric and Gas Bills


  • Low-E double glazed vinyl windows: U-value .37, solar heat gain coefficient .34 (Energy Star Rated)
  • R-30 insulation in both flat and angled ceilings
  • SEER rating of 14 on the air conditioner compressor
  • Sealed ductwork system with a minimum of R-8 insulation
  • Energy factor of .58 for 50 gallon water heaters and .60 for 40 gallon heaters (Energy Star Rated)
  • Programmable thermostat for potential 12-15 percent savings. (Energy Star Rated)
  • Insulated exterior doors
  • AFUE rating of 80 on the gas furnace
  • Caulking and sealing around windows, doors and baseboards
  • Every house receives a Duct Blast to ensure there is no leakage of energy

Water Saving Features – Lower Water Bills

  • Water conservation plumbing faucets (2.2gpm) and shower heads (2.5gpm)
  • Low flush toilets (1.6 gallons)

Water Saving Features – Lower Water Bills

  • Oriented strand board (OSB) used for roof and floor decking
  • Manufactured support beams
  • Strong emphasis on tree preservation
  • Environmentally beneficial brick exteriors
  • Low-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paints
  • Kitchen hoods vented to the outside
  • Wetlands and streams protected from construction erosion
  • Green Choice gas burner on the water heater, 33 percent lower nitrogen oxide emissions than standard burners
  • Carpet made from recyclable yarn
  • Pre-finished laminate hardwood (better use of natural resources)