Green Homes Belen NM

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Rancho Valencia by D.R. Horton
(505) 565-1745
1630 Camino Rustica SW
Los Lunas, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Rancho Valencia

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Desert Willow by D.R. Horton
(505) 565-1521
861 Desert Willow Ave
Los Lunas, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Desert Willow

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Montecito Estates by D.R. Horton
(505) 503-7130
6819 Vista Antigua Drive NW
Albuquerque, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Montecito Estates

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Western Breeze at Northern Meadows by D.R. Horton
(505) 896-4000
Rio Rancho, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Western Breeze at Northern Meadows

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Sierra at the Trails by D.R. Horton
(505) 890-4089
6905 Tijeras Creek
Albuquerque, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Sierra at the Trails

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Tome Vista by D.R. Horton
(505) 565-3135
7 Vista Del Cerro
Los Lunas, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tome Vista

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Rancho Valencia by D.R. Horton
(505) 565-1745
1630 Camino Rustica SW
Los Lunas, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Rancho Valencia

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Santiago by D.R. Horton
(505) 771-2826
1261 Alvarado Way
Bernalillo, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Santiago

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Ventana Vista at Ventana West by Pulte Homes
(505) 898-6019
10205 Avenida Vista Parque NW
Albuquerque, NM
Property Type
Active Adult
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Ventana Vista at Ventana West

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Desert Willow by D.R. Horton
(505) 565-1521
861 Desert Willow Ave
Los Lunas, NM
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Desert Willow

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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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