Energy-Efficient Features Built Into Each Home

These innovations result in low-maintenance, energy-efficient homes that ensure Highlands
Housing families stay comfortable for the long term. Low life-cycle costs contribute to greater
stability and choice for Highlands Housing customers.


Whisper Green vent fan

A vent fan to ensure regular air changes and high indoor air quality

Low maintenance

Low maintenance exterior finishes (vinyl windows, vinyl siding, 30 yrs dimensional shingles)

Programmable thermostats,

Programmable thermostats, hybrid heat pump or similar water heaters

Energy Star appliances

Energy Star appliances and Water Sense fixtures throughout to save water and energy

Homeowner education

Homeowner education covering systems and appliance care and maintenance upon occupancy


Low VOC adhesives, sealants and finishes


High SEER rated HVAC systems

Energy Star 3.0

All homes must meet or exceed Energy Star 3.0 specifications

Are you a contractor or sub-contractor interested in building quality-built, energy-efficient homes for our ever-growing portfolio?

To be part of the Highlands Housing building team, local contractors:

  • Consent to learn new skills (including solar installation)
  • Raise their credentials
  • Meet Highlands Housing’s exacting specifications
  • Increase the knowledge base of area builders to erect better buildings

Contact Darrell Kinnett (dkinnett@hhfirst.org) for more information.

Highlands Housing Corporation is an equal opportunity lender & employer. Women-owned businesses are encouraged to apply.

Contact Us

(606) 729-0215
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General Inquiries:
(606) 864-5175
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President & CEO
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Wayne County Residents:
(606) 278-2508
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Contractors & Subcontractors:
(606) 307-4753
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Hard of hearing, speech impaired or deaf users, please call the Kentucky Relay Service at 606.648.6056.

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