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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 […]

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Benefits of Low-E Windows

Low-e windows (low-e stands for low emissivity) help save energy by reflecting harmful UV rays from the outside of the home and reflecting radiant heat back into the room. This keeps the home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. There are three main types of low-e glass. Hard coat: created by applying […]

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Programmable WiFi Thermostats Save Time and Money

McKee Homes installs Honeywell programmable WiFi thermostats in all our new homes. Programming your thermostat to fit your schedule can save time, money and resources. WiFi accessible thermostats can be controlled via computer and mobile devices from any location with internet service. Features Intuitive programming for easier setup Remote comfort control via computer, tablet or […]

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Turn Your New Home Into Your Dream Home

McKee Homes will help you turn your new home into your dream home with $10,000 in summer savings on all pre-sale homes in select neighborhoods this summer. The $10,000 gift can be used toward any part of the new home purchase including options and upgrades, fenced yard, closing costs, or deduct it from the purchase […]