Green Homes Alabaster AL

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Kensington by D.R. Horton
(205) 668-0826
2009 Kensington Court
Calera, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Kensington

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The View at Lake Cyrus by D.R. Horton
(205) 428-6420
5090 Park Side Circle
Hoover, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The View at Lake Cyrus

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The Villas at Lake Cyrus by D.R. Horton
(205) 428-6420
Hoover, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Villas at Lake Cyrus

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Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley by Epcon Communities
(205) 941-1114
101 Cornerstone Court
Birmingham, AL
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1800
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Cornerstones at Oxmoor Valley

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Cheshire Parc - Alamo Series by D.R. Horton
(205) 424-2434
McCalla, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cheshire Parc - Alamo Series

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Union Station by D.R. Horton
(205) 668-2541
101 Union Station Drive
Calera, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Union Station

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Camden Cove by D.R. Horton
(205) 668-1969
Calera, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Camden Cove

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Rosser Cove by D.R. Horton
(205) 425-0339
4404 Rosser Loop Drive
McCalla, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Rosser Cove

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The Cotswolds North by D.R. Horton
(205) 977-8145
1101 Bristol Way
Liberty Park Area, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Cotswolds North

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Cheshire Parc - Craftsman Series by D.R. Horton
(205) 424-2434
McCalla, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cheshire Parc - Craftsman Series

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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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