Green Homes Chaska MN

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Crimson Valley by D.R. Horton
(952) 448-4020
415 Liberty Heights Drive
Chaska, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Crimson Valley

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Lakebridge by D.R. Horton
(952) 443-3350
2400 Heron Lane
Victoria, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Lakebridge

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Rhapsody by Colfax Companies
(952) 746-4380
2690 Pondview Curve
Victoria, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Colfax Companies
Community Name
Rhapsody

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Savanna Pointe Village Homes by Ryland Homes
(612) 226-3636
4330 Bulrush Blvd.
Shakopee, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Savanna Pointe Village Homes

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Hennepin Village Village Homes by Ryland Homes
(952) 294-1096
15557 Junegrass Lane
Eden Prairie, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Hennepin Village Village Homes

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The Arbors by Pulte Homes
(866) 230-6644
Highway 41 and
78th Street West
Chanhassen, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 3
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
The Arbors

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Countryside by D.R. Horton
(952) 445-1981
121 Dongola Lane
Shakopee, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Countryside

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Savanna Pointe by Ryland Homes
(612) 226-3636
Shakopee, MN
Property Type
Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 3
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Savanna Pointe

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Hennepin Village Craftsman by Ryland Homes
(952) 294-1096
15557 Junegrass Lane
Eden Prairie, MN
Property Type
Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Hennepin Village Craftsman

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Waterford by D.R. Horton
(952) 368-7054
714 Lenox
Waconia, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Waterford

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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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