Green Homes Avon Lake OH

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Pioneer Ridge by Del Webb
(866) 366-9941
9464 Saw Mill Drive
North Ridgeville, OH
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1197
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Pioneer Ridge

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The Woods of Schneider Reserve by Pulte Homes
(866) 294-1520
9549 North Bexley
Strongsville, OH
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 Woods of Schneider Reserve

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River Glen by Epcon Communities
(330) 856-9901
4167 N. River Road
Howland, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1300
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
River Glen

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Villas at Milnor Crossing by Epcon Communities
(614) 834-8866
101 Jamie Lynn Circle
Pickerington, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1326
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Villas at Milnor Crossing

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Fairway Villas at Catawba Island Club by Epcon Communities
(419) 797-0230
2675 Canterbury Circle
Port Clinton, OH
Property Type
Active Adult, Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1300
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Fairway Villas at Catawba Island Club

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Quarry Lakes at Amherst by Epcon Communities
(440) 336-0056
101 Quarry Lakes Drive
Amherst, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1300
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Quarry Lakes at Amherst

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Crossings at West Valley by Epcon Communities
(330) 558-0558
Brunswick, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Crossings at West Valley

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Creekside by Epcon Communities
(937) 863-0102
7689 Dayton-Springfield
Fairborn, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1300
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Creekside

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Crossings at West Valley by Epcon Communities
(330) 558-0558
Brunswick, OH
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Crossings at West Valley

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The Village of Colonial Woods by Epcon Communities
(740) 397-1048
201 Abigail Lane South
Mount Vernon, OH
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1100
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
The Village of Colonial Woods

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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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