Green Homes Aurora CO

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Conservatory by D.R. Horton
(303) 693-9862
20348 E. Hamilton Pl.
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Conservatory

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Tollgate Crossing & Tollgate Freedom by D.R. Horton
(303) 693-9862
5130 S. Elk Street (Tollgate Crossing) 303-693-9862
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tollgate Crossing & Tollgate Freedom

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Blackstone Reserve Series by Ryland Homes
(303) 690-7857
7882 S County Club Parkway
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Blackstone Reserve Series

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River Oaks by D.R. Horton
(303) 227-0636
11302 E. 111th Ave
Henderson, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
River Oaks

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Pradera - Golf Villas by D.R. Horton
(303) 805-4222
5202 Rialto Drive
Parker, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pradera - Golf Villas

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Traditions by D.R. Horton
(303) 363-8937
444 Jamestown Way
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Traditions

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Southshore by Pulte Homes
(800) 778-0904
Lakeview Dr and Southshore Pkwy
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Southshore

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Wheatlands by Pulte Homes
(866) 301-6053
6570 Ider St
Aurora, CO
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
Wheatlands

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Pradera - Single Family by D.R. Horton
(303) 840-5981
5000 Sedona Circle
Parker, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pradera - Single Family

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Brighton Crossing Freedom by D.R. Horton
(303) 835-2986
151 Bristlecone
Brighton, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Brighton Crossing Freedom

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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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