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Filtered Fresh Air Intake System Advantages

A filtered fresh air intake system adds fresh air to a home heating and cooling system. This improves indoor air quality by diluting polluted or stale indoor air and also pressurizes the home to help keep pollutants out. Most residential systems use the HVAC air handler fan to pull in clean outside air from a […]

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USB Charging Stations

USB charging stations are the latest smart home improvement giving you the convenience to charge multiple devices at once! Everyone knows this feeling, you are running around the house looking for the one charger you have left while your device is on 1 percent battery. That panicky feeling we have all experienced can be alleviated […]

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TV Media Connection System

To make it easier to install your flat screen TV or home theater system after move-in, McKee Homes installs a TV media connection system where a large screen TV and media system will be mounted. The TV media connection system is designed to accommodate both power and low-voltage devices so you can manage all your […]

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3 Benefits To Having An Open Floor Plan

Open layouts are becoming more and more popular in modern homes as they give the illusion of a bigger space, provide more natural sunlight and outdoor views, and create a more safe and social environment! The love for an open floor plan has increased in popularity and there are lots of benefits to choosing this […]

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McKee Homes Installs Apple HomeKit Compatible Devices

Does your new home feature Apple HomeKit compatible devices? Apple’s HomeKit app is a great way to control all your home’s smart devices and accessories from one app. You can even ask Siri to perform commands such as turn off your lights or lock the front door. With the HomeKit app you can connect smart […]

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Electric Heat Pump Benefits

Electric Heat Pump Benefits Heat pumps are pretty neat as they offer an alternative to running your air conditioner. If your home needs moderate heating or cooling a heat pump is a great alternative because it moves heat from a cool space to warm space, which makes the cool space cooler and the warm space […]

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Improved Insulation and Air Infiltration Systems

New homes are built to a higher standard of energy saving specifications than older homes including improved insulation and air infiltration systems. Installing better insulation and minimizing air infiltration improves the energy efficiency, air quality and comfort of a new home. A tight house will: Have lower heating bills due to less heat loss Have […]

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Energy Efficient Lighting

With as much as 25% of the average home energy budget going toward electric lighting, energy efficient lighting can be a real cost saver over time. What is energy efficient lighting? Energy efficient lighting generally refers to Light Emitting Diode (LED) and Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs that use less energy, produce less heat and […]

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Tankless Water Heaters

How They Work Tankless water heaters heat water directly without the use of a storage tank. When a hot water tap is turned on, cold water travels through a pipe into the unit. Either a gas burner or an electric element heats the water. As a result, tankless water heaters deliver a constant supply of […]

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Benefits of Radiant Barrier Roof Sheathing

Lets explore the benefits of radiant barrier roof sheathing and how it can help save on your energy bill! It works as a layer of aluminum is placed in an airspace to block heat from transferring between a heat-radiating surface and heat-absorbing surface. The aluminum foil used in the radiant barrier sheathing stops up to […]