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The master-planned community of Summerlin® has long been recognized for its environmental stewardship marked by its focus on water conservation, preservation and incorporation of natural areas into arroyos and parks, revegetation of open areas, and special lighting to reduce nighttime glare and light pollution – to name just a few of its earth-friendly initiatives. The Howard Hughes Corporation® understands that homebuyers today are looking for builders that incorporate environmentally conscious features into their homes to conserve precious resources and reduce environmental impact. It’s no surprise that the community’s homebuilders offer many environmentally friendly design features in their homes.   

Woodside Homes, the community’s very first homebuilder which opened Summerlin’s first neighborhood in 1991, is currently developing two neighborhoods in Summerlin West, the newest region of the community to take shape: Crystal Canyon in the district of Redpoint; and Obsidian in the neighboring district of Redpoint Square. Both neighborhoods feature homes that include tankless water heaters; water-efficient plumbing fixtures; high quality air and inline water filtration; flooring, paint, cabinets and adhesives with little to no VOC (common groundwater contaminants); Low-Emissivity (Low-E) vinyl windows and LED lighting throughout. 

Townhomes at Ascent by KB Homes, also located in Redpoint Square, include tankless water heaters, low VOC paint, smart thermostats, WaterSense fixtures and Low-E glass in all windows. At Carmel Cliff by Pulte Homes in the district of Redpoint, all homes offer a variety of energy efficient systems, including radiant barrier roof decking, high efficiency HVAC, programmable thermostats, ENERGY STAR® appliances, Low-E windows, and compact fluorescent and LED lighting throughout. 

Living Room of Vittoria Model at Carmel Cliff by Pulte Homes
Carmel Cliff by Pulte Homes

At Trilogy by Shea Homes, an age-qualified neighborhood for those ages 55-plus and located in the village of South Square, all homes offer tankless water heaters. And at Moro Pointe by Richmond American Homes, a neighborhood of paired two-story homes in the district of Redpoint Square, all homes comply with the latest Energy Star® building standards and include tankless water heaters and R38 ceiling insulation. 

Taylor Morrison offers four actively selling neighborhoods in Summerlin, including Crested Canyon in the newest district of Kestrel; Castellana and Savannah, both located in the district of Redpoint; and Jade Ridge in The Cliffs village.  Homes in all four neighborhoods include the builder’s signature TMLiveWell® features:  whole-home air filtration; Honeywell touchscreen thermostats with WiFi; Moen® hands-free kitchen faucets and eco-friendly shower heads and faucets; Aqua Sana kitchen sink filtration; Sherwin-Williams® Low VOC paint throughout; and Broan® anti-bacterial room fans.  

Kitchen in Plan 4 Model in Jade Ridge by Taylor Morrison in The Cliffs in Summerlin
Jade Ridge by Taylor Morrison

Tri Pointe Homes currently offers three neighborhoods in Summerlin:  Sandalwood in the village of Stonebridge; and Overlook and Kings Canyon in the district of Redpoint – each including all the environmental perks of its LivingSmart® program that encompasses the latest in smart technology, energy-saving features, systems to conserve water and natural resources, and materials and equipment to improve indoor air quality.  Among the program’s features are dual pane vinyl Low-E windows; highly efficient air filtration systems; programmable Wi-Fi thermostats; water-saving fixtures in baths; carpet made from recycled materials; tankless water heaters; electric vehicle charging pre-wired in garage; high efficiency HVAC options; build-in recycle centers in the kitchen; and the HomeSmart® system that connects devices to WiFi, including video door, landscape clock, garage door, thermostat, and networks. 

Great Room of Plan 2 at Overlook by Tri Pointe
Overlook by Tri Pointe Homes

Now entering its 32nd year of development, Summerlin delivers more amenities than any other community in Southern Nevada. This includes more than 250 parks of all sizes; resident-exclusive community centers, pools and events; 150-plus miles of interconnected trails; ten golf courses; 26 public, private and charter schools; a public library and performing arts center; Summerlin Hospital Medical Center; houses of worship representing a dozen different faiths; office parks; neighborhood shopping centers; and, of course, Downtown Summerlin®, offering fashion, dining, entertainment, Red Rock Resort, office towers, City National Arena, home of the Vegas Golden Knights National Hockey League practice facility, and Las Vegas Ballpark®, a world-class Triple-A baseball stadium and home of the Las Vegas Aviators®.   

In total, Summerlin currently offers nearly 120 floorplans in 20-plus neighborhoods throughout nine distinct villages and districts. Homes, built by many of the nation’s top homebuilders, are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes, priced from the $400,000s to more than $1 million.