Billingsley Green Initiatives

Green Initiatives

Billingsley Company is committed to responsible development that utilizes energy-saving and sustainable materials to deliver both immediate and long-term value. Our green initiatives include:

  • Integration of existing landscaping and low-water native plants into green spaces
  • Installation of lighting retrofits, energy-saving faucets, automatic light sensor
    and energy-efficient HVAC systems
  • LEED® Certification for project development managers
  • Exceeding city building code requirements for energy consumption
  • Recycling programs that saved more than 83 tons of waste in 2009
  • Preserving green spaces and trees
  • Achieving EnergyStar® certification for single-family developments
  • Building homes with paperless sheetrock and environmentally-friendly paint
    and carpet products
  • Conserving water by watering all grounds at Austin Ranch using on-site water well
  • Developed the first Gold LEED® pre-certified building in Plano, Texas
  • Green Power Partner: EPA certification
  • Recycling waste from construction sites

Competitive Advantages of Green Building

  • Lower carbon footprint by using fewer raw materials and less energy
  • Lower operating costs – for example, efficient plumbing uses up to 50% less water
  • Long-term value increases
  • Employee engagement – appreciation of company efforts
  • Fosters a healthy and productive environment for employees