Energy conservation, superior indoor environmental quality and resource efficiency make SunTerra a leader in sustainability. Sunterra Homes incorporates a number of sustainable features, including high levels of energy efficiency, healthy indoor air, resource efficiency, and interior moisture control to prevent water condensing in the home structure promoting mold and rot.
Many SunTerra designs are characterized by space-efficient floor plans which reduce resource consumption. Good site integration and passive solar features offer cozy comfort and free energy.
SunTerra also recommends materials that promote health and reduce natural resource requirements. These include: Forest Stewardship Council certified lumber, recycled content building materials, fluoresent lighting, low-VOC paints and finishes, and high-efficiency appliances to name a few.