Green Homes Addison IL

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Sutton Ridge by M/I Homes
(630) 483-9333
7 Tallgrass Court
Streamwood, IL
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
M/I Homes
Community Name
Sutton Ridge

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Villas of Cambridge Arbor Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4880
1249 Tuscany Drive
Streamwood, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Villas of Cambridge Arbor Series

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Villas of Cambridge Artisan Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4880
1249 Tuscany Drive
Streamwood, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 2173
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Villas of Cambridge Artisan Series

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Haverford Place by Ryland Homes
(847) 717-0800
5948 Leeds Rd.
Hoffman Estates, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1878
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Haverford Place

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Cambridge Bluffs by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4875
360 Hickory Lane
South Elgin, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 2375
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cambridge Bluffs

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Villas of Cambridge Arbor Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4880
1249 Tuscany Drive
Streamwood, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1777
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Villas of Cambridge Arbor Series

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Villas of Cambridge Artisan Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4880
1249 Tuscany Drive
Streamwood, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Villas of Cambridge Artisan Series

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Beacon Pointe by Ryland Homes
(847) 214-8493
2120 Edgartown Lane
Hoffman Estates, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Beacon Pointe

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Arlington Crossings by Pulte Homes
(877) 231-0977
800 East Kensington Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 1
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Arlington Crossings

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Cambridge Bluffs by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4875
360 Hickory Lane
South Elgin, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cambridge Bluffs

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A House as a System

House as a System

Green doesn't have to be expensive to build, nor does it have to look "different". It can be designed in any style, or any shape. The main focus of green building is to provide benefits to the occupants. A green building is a building that is designed, constructed, and operated utilizing a whole-system design approach, with the goal of enhancing the overall environmental performance of the building and the site on which it sits. 

Our built environment is changing the world significantly. Many of the homes built today consume an inordinate amount of natural resources and energy; building contribute over 40 percent of the total greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, more than either industry or transportation alone. Green building is a systematic approach that covers every step of design and construction from land use and site planning to materials selection, energy efficiency and indoor air quality. At its most basic, green building is a tripod of three interrelated goals:

Energy Effect - the cornerstone of any green building project. A well-designed and green-built home consumes as little energy as possible and uses renewable resources of energy whenever possible. Lower energy use not only saves homeowners money but also has broader societal benefits, including:

fewer disruptions in energy supplies better air quality reduced global climate change

Conservation of Natural Resources - There are great varieties of effective building strat...

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