Green Homes Chevy Chase MD

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Woodmore North by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 352-9111
5807 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
Woodmore North

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by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 352-9111
5807 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders

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Beechtree by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 627-9230
2606 Beech Orchard Lane
Upper Marlboro, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
Beechtree

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Seton Point 2 Car Garage Single Family Homes by Ryland Homes
(410) 977-4958
6207 Seton Hills Ln
Gwynn Oak, MD
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
Seton Point 2 Car Garage Single Family Homes

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Avondale Condominiums by VPEC
(443) 617-9281
Montrose Way
Abingdon, MD
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
VPEC
Community Name
Avondale Condominiums

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Balk Hill Village Neo-Traditional Homes by D.R. Horton
(301) 386-6190
2409 St Josephs Drive
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Balk Hill Village Neo-Traditional Homes

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Damascus Hills by D.R. Horton
(301) 795-4374
Bonny Brook Lane
Damascus, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Damascus Hills

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Balk Hill Village Pacesetter by D.R. Horton
(301) 925-2195
9819 Traver Street
Upper Marlboro, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Balk Hill Village Pacesetter

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Balk Hill Village Pacesetter by D.R. Horton
(301) 925-2195
9819 Traver Street
Upper Marlboro, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Balk Hill Village Pacesetter

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Sloop Cove Landing by K. Hovnanian Homes
(410) 255-1034
N Shore Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 2110
Builder
K. Hovnanian Homes
Community Name
Sloop Cove Landing

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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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