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Mandalay Homes and Water Conservation: Buying a New Home in Arizona When Water’s at a Premium

If you’re looking to buy a new home in Arizona, you may have heard that local community members believe developers have difficulties supplying water to their developments. State law requires all developers in many parts of Arizona to prove that their homes will have a water supply for 100 years. In some cases, this law means that proposed communities may not have enough groundwater, and will have to seek other sources.

Arizona is in desperate need of new homes – it’s one of the fastest-growing states in the country, and a recent state Department of Housing report found that the state is short 100,000 homes. Read on to find out how this new law affects new home buyers and how we’re developing homes that are focused on a sustainable future.

 

The Law is Good for Residents

While those seeking a new home in areas affected by this law (such as Prescott) may initially panic about the potential for developments to slow, you should know that it is good for residents. It means that you can rest assured that your home will have a good water supply for the duration of your lifetime.

 

Mandalay Homes and Water Conservation

Sustainability is at the forefront of what we do here at Mandalay Homes, so finding water sources and reducing water consumption has always been an important topic to us and something we’ve taken seriously. We don’t just look at water consumption through the lens of what happens when you turn on a tap or step into the shower; we also think about it in terms of power.

You may be surprised to learn that when the energy company creates just 1 kWh of electricity in Prescott Valley three-quarters of a gallon of water in consumed in the process. Since the average home in Prescott Valley uses over 12,500 kWh of electricity annually, each home is responsible for 9,500 gallons of water consumed through electricity usage alone.

We know that when we reduce energy demand through our energy-smart homes, we reduce water consumption. Our iON Series homes with solar reduce energy demands by 75%, which means that’s conservation of around 7,000 gallons of water during the production of power for the area.

Our iON Zero homes reduce water consumption through electricity production further, to potentially less than 1,000 gallons a year, and an iON series home with storage could potentially reduce that down to near zero.

 

Mandalay Homes Providing You and Future Generations with Water

All Mandalay Communities in northern Arizona have a secured water supply that will cover every home for 100 years. There is a big demand for homes in Arizona and our goal is to supply homes that don’t just meet the requirements for homes being built now, but build homes that conserve water and energy to a level that will set an incredibly high standard for the industry.

When you buy a Mandalay Home, you’re not only investing in a beautiful home that will give you a lifetime of happiness, but a home that is built to conserve the Earth’s resources at a standard few other builders in the country can boast. We use reclaimed water during the construction process as part of our conservation efforts. You can rest assured knowing that your future is secure, with an energy-efficient home that will save you money without ever sacrificing your comfort.

To look for your next home in one of our communities, click here.

 

Insights & Updates

Upgrade To the Next Level of iON for $2,500
Upgrade new 600 & 700 series homes to iON ZERO and HERS0 or upgrade 500 series homes to iON PLUS (HER25) significantly lowering your energy bills for just $2,500. You own the solar system and qualify for the tax rebate. Contact one of our experienced sales representatives for details. Offer ends Sept 30.
*Promotion valid only in connection with new home purchase agreements on or before Sept 30, 2020 and may not be available on inventory homes for sale. Mandalay reserves the right to cancel or change this promotion at any time, without prior notice or obligation. Promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion or incentive without Mandalay's approval.
Upgrade to iON ZERO for $2,500
Upgrade to iON ZERO and HERS 0 significantly lowering your energy bills. You own the solar system and qualify for the tax rebate. Contact one of our experienced sales representatives for details. Offer ends Sept 30.
*Promotion valid only in connection with new home purchase agreements on or before Sept 30, 2020 and may not be available on inventory homes for sale. Mandalay reserves the right to cancel or change this promotion at any time, without prior notice or obligation. Promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion or incentive without Mandalay's approval.
Add iON PLUS Solar Package for $2,500
Upgrade to iON PLUS Solar and HERS 25 significantly lowering your energy bills. You own the solar system and qualify for the tax rebate. Contact one of our experienced sales representatives for details. Offer ends Sept 30.
*Promotion valid only in connection with new home purchase agreements on or before Sept 30, 2020 and may not be available on inventory homes for sale. Mandalay reserves the right to cancel or change this promotion at any time, without prior notice or obligation. Promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion or incentive without Mandalay's approval.
GET $7500 TOWARDS iON PLUS OR DESIGN STUDIO UPGRADES!
Sign a contract today and get $7500 towards the iON PLUS Energy Storage upgrade OR the your Design Studio selections.
*Promotion valid only in connection with new home purchase agreements on or after April 16, 2020, or until further notice, at select communities. Promotion is provided in the form of a credit towards the purchase price of either the iON PLUS upgrade or Design Studio selection upgrades. Mandalay reserves the right to cancel or change this promotion at any time, without prior notice or obligation. Promotion cannot be combined with any other promotion or incentive without Mandalay's approval.
Home Start & Delivery
While we cannot guarantee the exact your new Mandalay home will be completed* our improved build processes let us get pretty close. Ask your sales rep for details.
*Start and delivery dates represented here are estimated based on current cycle times. They are estimates only and do not account for weekends or holidays. These estimate may be adjusted at any time prior to contract. Actual start and delivery may be affected by conditions, including but not limited to, weather, customer change orders, industry trends, material availability, and product availability.
This home is eligible for energy tax rebates.

Installation of renewable energy and energy storage is eligible for state and/or federal tax rebates. Availability and rebate amounts are subject to change. Learn more about state and federal tax rebates in your area visit WWW.DSIREUSA.ORG

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