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Happy Earth Day

While planet Earth may not exactly have a birthday, every year on April 22, people all over the world come together to celebrate the magnificence of Earth, and the environmental movement to sustain and preserve the beautiful, wondrous surroundings and resources that it provides. At Maracay Homes, sustainability is a top priority as we build our …

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Hot Housing Trends for 2015

Remember the standard-issue gold shag carpet and avocado-colored appliances gracing typical American homes in the 1970s? How about the teal-and-salmon Southwest color palette of the '80s? Housing trends, it turns out, are somewhat like a time capsule. They take us back to a certain time and place, and in some cases, can even reflect consumers' attitudes …

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What is a HERS Rating?

Eco-friendly features have become a mainstream part of the modern homebuyers’ vernacular. We know about the benefits of low-flow toilets, LED light bulbs and low VOC-paint. But how does that all add up in the overall footprint of your home? Enter the Home Energy Rating System®, better known as the HERS rating. The HERS is …

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VIDEO: Time Lapse of ENERGY STAR® Home Build

What goes into building a new home? Planning, precision and a well-equipped team. What goes into building an ENERGY STAR® certified home? All of that and more. Maracay Homes is proud to have built our first eco-efficient ENERGY STAR® certified home in the Chandler homes community of Whispering Heights. Aside from our already high standards for new …

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NEWS: Maracay Homes Builds First ENERGY STAR® Home

Do you remember the houses of the future from the 1950’s with talking walls, robot maids, and microwaves that cook meals in minutes? Those haven’t come to fruition (yet), but Maracay Homes and SRP have the next best thing when it comes to innovations in home building – the first SRP ENERGY STAR® Home. The …

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