SOURCE: Brookfield Homes

Brookfield Homes

June 17, 2010 17:15 ET

Brookfield's Rockrose at The Foothills Saves Homeowners More Than $1,000 per Year on Electricity

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - June 17, 2010) -  Homeowners may save more than $1,000 per year on their electricity bills at Rockrose at The Foothills in Carlsbad, according to Brookfield Homes, builder of San Diego's most energy-efficient new homes.

"Our eco-savvy Rockrose new homes in Carlsbad are built to save energy, conserve water and reduce waste," explained Lora Heramb, vice president of sales and marketing for Brookfield Homes, adding the savings per year in electricity are based on a Rockrose Residence 2 bill analysis prepared by SDG&E, a Sempra Energy Utility. "In addition, the neighborhood is located just three miles from the ocean in one of Southern California's most sought-after cities. Carlsbad is widely known for its recreation, shopping and quality schools."

With every home exceeding California's energy standards by at least 35 percent, Rockrose offers the most energy-efficient new homes in San Diego County, and Brookfield Homes is the first and only builder in San Diego County with production homes at these increased efficiency levels.

Energy efficiency is one of six areas of eco-savvy concentration incorporated into every home at Rockrose. The others are: water conservation, waste reduction, indoor air quality, sustainable building materials / wood conservation, and renewable energy / solar power (optional).

Upon completion, Rockrose at The Foothills will feature 101 single-family detached homes ranging from 2,116 to 3,167 square feet. The one- and two-story floor plans have three to four bedrooms and two to 4.5 baths. Prices range from the low $600,000s. For more information, visit the Rockrose model homes and sales information center or call at 888-284-8861.

The Foothills master-planned community will house a swim club with solar-heated pool, kids pool and spa, two paddle tennis courts, barbecue area, fireplace conversation area, and tot lot that is scheduled to open June 26.

Brookfield San Diego Builders, Inc. builds new homes in San Diego and Riverside counties. Brookfield currently is building in the master planned communities of The Foothills in Carlsbad, Windingwalk in Chula Vista, The Estates at StoneBridge east of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, Old Creek Ranch new homes in San Marcos and Morningstar Ranch in Winchester. For more information about Brookfield communities and to learn about the company's signature construction differences, visit www.brookfieldsd.com.

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