Green Homes Alpharetta GA

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Wyngate Point by D.R. Horton
(678) 662-1625
715 Wyngate Point Drive
Alpharetta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Wyngate Point

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The Bluffs at James Road by D.R. Horton
(770) 521-8803
325 Wakefield Trace
Alpharetta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Bluffs at James Road

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The Gates at Johns Creek by D.R. Horton
(770) 886-2514
7042 Walham Grove
Johns Creek, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Gates at Johns Creek

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Settler's Lake by D.R. Horton
(770) 886-2514
4215 Settlers Grove Road
Cumming, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Settler's Lake

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Wild Meadows at Hopewell by D.R. Horton
(770) 889-7173
4915 Skyland Parkway
Cumming, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Wild Meadows at Hopewell

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Fowler Mill by D.R. Horton
(770) 521-8803
1125 Fowler Springs Court
ALPHARETTA, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Fowler Mill

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The Villas of Johns Creek by Epcon Communities
(678) 957-1205
10722 Abbotts Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1715
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
The Villas of Johns Creek

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Champions Run by D.R. Horton
(404) 312-6429
1505 Johnstown Trace
Suwanee, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Champions Run

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Maristone by D.R. Horton
(678) 662-1625
Maristone Landing Way
Cumming, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Maristone

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Kensington Creek by D.R. Horton
(404) 597-5907
1116 Harvest Brook Way
Lawrenceville, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Kensington Creek

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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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