Green Homes Cocoa Beach FL

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Jameson Place by D.R. Horton
(321) 690-1775
4006 Meander Place
Rockledge, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Jameson Place

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Emerald Lakes by D.R. Horton
(321) 567-4943
5201 Extravagant Court
Cocoa, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Emerald Lakes

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Hammock Trace by D.R. Horton
(321) 409-9904
4073 Palladian Way
Melbourne, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Hammock Trace

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Manchester Lakes by D.R. Horton
(321) 676-8782
3801 Joslin Way
Melbourne, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Manchester Lakes

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Hammock Trace by D.R. Horton
(321) 409-9904
4073 Palladian Way
Melbourne, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Hammock Trace

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Adamson Creek by D.R. Horton
(321) 567-4943
1297 Mycroft Drive
Cocoa, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Adamson Creek

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The Villas At Lake Washington by D.R. Horton
(321) 987-5582
2590 Revolution St
Melbourne, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Villas At Lake Washington

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Lynnwood by D.R. Horton
(321) 914-3957
2049 Brig Street
West Melbourne, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Lynnwood

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Cane Island by D.R. Horton
(407) 397-0128
5251 Cane Island Loop
Kissimmee, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cane Island

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Aberdeen Stirling Bridge by D.R. Horton
(904) 287-0595
164 River Dee Drive
St Johns, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Aberdeen Stirling Bridge

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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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