Green Homes Converse TX

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Astoria Place Texana by D.R. Horton
(210) 789-0693
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Astoria Place Texana

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Cimarron Landing by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0309
9714 Shetland Pass
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cimarron Landing

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Cimarron Trail by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0336
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cimarron Trail

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Horizon Pointe Premier Plus by D.R. Horton
(210) 661-3829
7011 Laguna Beach
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe Premier Plus

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Horizon Pointe Villitas Series by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0309
7011 Laguna Beach
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe Villitas Series

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Rolling Creek by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0309
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Rolling Creek

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Horizon Pointe Patriot Collection ~ CLOSE OUT! by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0309
7011 Laguna Beach
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe Patriot Collection ~ CLOSE OUT!

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Horizon Pointe Premier Series ~ CLOSE OUT! by D.R. Horton
(210) 661-3829
7011 Laguna Beach
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe Premier Series ~ CLOSE OUT!

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Miramar by D.R. Horton
(210) 658-0143
8927 Liberty View
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Miramar

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Astoria Place Legacy by D.R. Horton
(210) 277-0309
Converse, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Astoria Place Legacy

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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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