Green Homes Bear DE

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Village of Long Creek by Benchmark Builders
(302) 838-7925
Route 40 and Old Route 896
Newark, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Benchmark Builders
Community Name
Village of Long Creek

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Milltown Village by Benchmark Builders
(302) 366-1515
Route 2 and Pike Creek Road
Pike Creek, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Benchmark Builders
Community Name
Milltown Village

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Ovations at Elk View by Baker Residential
(610) 869-0155
271 Hendrickson Lane
West Grove, PA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1606
Builder
Baker Residential
Community Name
Ovations at Elk View

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Wyndham Creek by Keystone Custom Homes
(717) 413-9322
141 Granite Drive
Oxford, PA
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 1
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Keystone Custom Homes
Community Name
Wyndham Creek

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Village of Long Creek by Benchmark Builders
(302) 838-7925
Route 40 and Old Route 896
Newark, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Benchmark Builders
Community Name
Village of Long Creek

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Traditions at Christiana by Pulte Homes
(877) 785-8314
117 Galleon Drive
Newark, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1610
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Traditions at Christiana

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Shannon Cove by D.R. Horton
(302) 449-1295
308 Sherwood Terrace
Middletown, DE
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Shannon Cove

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Lexington Pointe by Keystone Custom Homes
(717) 413-9322
101 Janine Way
West Grove, PA
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 1
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Keystone Custom Homes
Community Name
Lexington Pointe

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Traditions at Christiana by Pulte Homes
(877) 785-8314
117 Galleon Drive
Newark, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1610
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Traditions at Christiana

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Milltown Village by Benchmark Builders
(302) 366-1515
Route 2 and Pike Creek Road
Pike Creek, DE
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Benchmark Builders
Community Name
Milltown Village

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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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