Green Homes Austin TX

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Mueller by Standard Pacific Homes
(512) 479-7300
1900 Tom Miller Street
Austin, TX
Property Type
Golf Course, Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Standard Pacific Homes
Community Name
Mueller

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Avalon Village by Standard Pacific Homes
(512) 252-3657
3616 Glastonbury Trail
Pflugerville, TX
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Standard Pacific Homes
Community Name
Avalon Village

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Colina Vista by D.R. Horton
(512) 372-3727
9729 Solana Vista Loop
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Colina Vista

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Scofield Villas Condos by D.R. Horton
(512) 339-2074
1310 West Parmer Lane
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Scofield Villas Condos

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Senna Hills by Taylor Morrison
(512) 263-2655
1705 Milagro
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Taylor Morrison
Community Name
Senna Hills

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Avalon Park by Standard Pacific Homes
(512) 990-3190
19301 Moorlynch Avenue
Pflugerville, TX
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Standard Pacific Homes
Community Name
Avalon Park

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Brighton Gardens by Sunrise Senior Living
(512) 418-8822
4401 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX
Property Type
Active Adult
Builder
Sunrise Senior Living
Community Name
Brighton Gardens

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Pioneer Crossing East by D.R. Horton
(512) 973-9400
Visit Pioneer Crossing West's Model
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pioneer Crossing East

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Senna Hills Garden Homes by Taylor Morrison
(512) 263-2655
2208 Gilia Drive
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Taylor Morrison
Community Name
Senna Hills Garden Homes

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Shadestone Villas at Steiner Ranch by Taylor Morrison
(512) 266-6503
11505 Shadestone Terrace
Austin, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Taylor Morrison
Community Name
Shadestone Villas at Steiner Ranch

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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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