Green Homes Apex NC

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West Lake by D.R. Horton
(800) 798-0616
1001 Wolf's Bane Drive
CARY, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
West Lake

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Prestwyck by D.R. Horton
(919) 803-4856
1709 Callandale Avenue
Cary, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Prestwyck

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Davis Village by Pulte Homes
(888) 406-2984
Davis Dr and Morrisville Pkwy
Cary, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Davis Village

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The Manor at Town Hall Commons by Pulte Homes
(877) 235-3182
101 Governor's House Dr
Morrisville, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
The Manor at Town Hall Commons

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Tunbridge by D.R. Horton
(919) 661-2891
125 Bayberry Woods Drive
Garner, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tunbridge

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The Orchard Villas by Epcon Communities
(919) 267-6701
1520 Orchard Villas Avenue
Apex, NC
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1352
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
The Orchard Villas

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Carolina Preserve at Amberly by Del Webb
(866) 330-9322
107 Arvind Oaks Cir
Cary, NC
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1217
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Carolina Preserve at Amberly

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The Terraces at Town Hall Commons by Pulte Homes
(866) 246-5374
600 Garden Square Ln
Morrisville, NC
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
The Terraces at Town Hall Commons

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Summerdale by D.R. Horton
(800) 798-0616
411 Stapleford Lane
Fuquay Varina, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Summerdale

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Providence by D.R. Horton
(919) 833-5275
3202 Dove Tree Lane
Raleigh, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Providence

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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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