April 25, 2012
REHOBOTH BEACH, Del., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In March, Schell Brothers a new homebuilder in Delaware was recognized as a 2011 Green Partner of the Year by the NAHB Research Center, a subsidiary of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). This honor is reserved for only a handful of participants and validates the company's commitment to providing its Delaware customers with increased value, comfort, durability and efficiency through its Green Certified homes. Schell Brothers has completed 56 green certified homes to date with an average HERS score of 52 on non-solar homes.
In 2011, Schell Brothers introduced Schellter™ Advanced Building Science, the smart technology that provides homeowners with the ultimate high performance home. The company has continued to innovate and, on April 21st, announced their extreme confidence in the Enerwize™ technology by launching a program to guarantee in writing the energy needed to heat and cool new Schellter™ homes for a period of 2 years after settlement. Schell Brothers' commitment to innovative building practices significantly contributes to the energy savings and comfort of their homebuyers and they are the first builder in Delaware to guarantee heating and cooling usage in a home. One of their popular home plans, the Mariner, which is 2,300 square feet and built will Schellter™ technology, offers homebuyers estimated savings of over $3,400 in the first two years compared to the same home built to minimum code.