Go Green Showcase Home

Hickman Homes goes Green with the "Go Green" Showcase Home in Lakeland, FL

Hickman Homes is a pioneer in Green construction in Lakeland and Polk County, FL. Our award-winning home in Morgan Creek Preserve takes the best of all aspects of green building and incorporates it into one home to save the homeowner a considerable amount of money in energy costs while also reducing harm to the environment.

See what this home has to offer Recycling during construction

It is the forefront of recycling reducing and reusing waste created during construction and using recycled products inside the home.


Energy efficient for your comfort

Icynene and M-Shield insulation ease the burden of your heat and air conditioning system while Bora-care termiticide and Uponor plumbing supply lines reduce toxins in the environment and inside your home.


Solar power your home to lower electric costs

Photovoltaic (PV) modules convert sunlight to energy to result in credit back from utility company along with solar hot water panels and tankless water heater to more efficiently heat water in your home.


Award-winning home will save you money

Hickman Homes "Go Green" showcase home has earned awards and certifications from the likes of NAHB ANSI and the Florida Green Building Coalition and boasts an ENERGY STAR HERS rating of 46.


Landscaping Mother Nature would love

Through a collaborative effort with the Polk County Extension Service and the South West Florida Management District (SWFMD) the "Go Green" Showcase Home was one of the first homes in central Florida to receive the "Water Star Gold Certification" and the Florida Friendly Yard certification. Used for training purposes, the landscape features low flow irrigation, drought tolerant Zoysia grass, Florida native plants, a cistern for storm water collection, permeable pavers with in-ground drainage system and a host of other water conserving features, inside and outside the home.


This home has it all

Read all about the technologies used to heat and cool this home and efficiently heat water while using recycled materials to provide a cozy, homey atmosphere on the inside.