Green Living - Reducing Our Carbon Footprint


Green Living


We want to ensure our lakeside resort remains as beautiful today as it was over a century ago. We believe in the importance of sustainability. What saves the environment can also save you money, so Swan Lake Resort homes include a wealth of green features that add a lifetime of value with no additional cost to you. From Energy Star construction, to high efficiency AC units and standing seam metal roofs that reflect 80% of the suns UV, our cutting-edge green building features greatly enhance the quality of your home, while decreasing your monthly utility bills.

Our conservation efforts include:

Striving toward Environmental Sustainability
Composting all leaves and tree branches
LED or CF light bulbs to conserve electricity
Low flow toilets reducing our water waste
Homes are all energy star compliant
Standing seam metal roofs reflect 80% UV to reduce cooling bills
The standard washer & dryer are front load water efficient
Tesla charging stations, free to all, 100 Amps
Efficiency Program including solar and bio-fuel
Forestry Plan and member of Stewardship Program
Nearly all appliances run on affordable, clean burning natural gas
All Decking and steps made from renewable composite materials