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A True Turtle Home builds high performance, high quality homes that...


Are exceptionally energy and water efficientwe’ve built net zero energy homes!

Provide outstanding comfortvirtually draft free with no hot or cold rooms

Deliver exceptional air qualityfresh air delivered to living spaces 24 hours a day

Use no or low toxicity finisheslimit off gassing to protect your families health

Are durable and easy to maintainmeans lower cost/low maintenance living

Provide habitat for birds, bees and butterfliesfor drought tolerant exterior beauty

Help solve DC’s stormwater problemsour goal is 100% onsite stormwater management

Are tested and inspected...3rd party inspections ensure higher quality construction

How do we build high performance homes?


We plan for high performance

We design in dramatic energy savings  

We plan for net zero energy   

We save water and manage it sustainably

We design in better air quality

We design in sustainable landscapes

We design in sustainable landscapes

We test our buildings to ensure higher quality construction

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