Green Homes Chapel Hill NC

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Villas at Culp Arbor by Epcon Communities
(919) 401-4171
108 Culp Hill Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1137
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Villas at Culp Arbor

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Vanguard Homes Models by Briar Chapel
(919) 951-0700
16 Windy Knoll Circle
Chapel Hill, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Briar Chapel
Community Name
Vanguard Homes Models

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McNeill Burbank Models by Briar Chapel
(919) 951-0700
16 Windy Knoll Circle
Chapel Hill, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Briar Chapel
Community Name
McNeill Burbank Models

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Brightleaf at the Park by D.R. Horton
(919) 251-8835
1608 Patterson's Mill Road
Durham, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Brightleaf at the Park

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Swann's Mill Townhomes by D.R. Horton
(919) 471-3805
1204 Calvander Court
Durham, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Swann's Mill Townhomes

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Legend Oaks by D.R. Horton
(919) 537-8254
671 Legend Oaks Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Legend Oaks

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Chatham Builder Guild Models by Briar Chapel
(919) 951-0700
16 Windy Knoll Circle
Chapel Hill, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Briar Chapel
Community Name
Chatham Builder Guild Models

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Carillon by D.R. Horton
(919) 489-7584
3705 Kilgo Drive
Durham, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Carillon

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Ashfield Place by D.R. Horton
(919) 477-7249
4902 Paces Ferry Drive
Durham, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Ashfield Place

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Swann's Mill by D.R. Horton
(919) 471-3805
1204 Calvander Court
Durham, NC
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Swann's Mill

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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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