Green Homes Decatur GA

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Brownstones at Decatur by Pulte Homes
(866) 226-2062
1021 Scott Blvd
Decatur, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Brownstones at Decatur

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Brookwood Heights at Ardmore Park by Pulte Homes
(877) 785-8352
301 Ardmore Circle Northwest
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Brookwood Heights at Ardmore Park

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Creekside Manor by D.R. Horton
(678) 380-9103
805 Pleasant Hill Rd
Lilburn, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Creekside Manor

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Windsor Creek by D.R. Horton
(770) 918-1027
1353 Revel Cove Drive
Conyers, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Windsor Creek

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Sandtown Center-The Estates by D.R. Horton
(404) 344-7235
1384 Stone Bay Drive
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Sandtown Center-The Estates

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The Park at Browns Mill by D.R. Horton
(404) 622-2733
585 McWilliams Road SE
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Park at Browns Mill

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Monticello Park by D.R. Horton
(404) 366-7208
551 Jefferson Chase St. SE
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Monticello Park

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The Legends at Parkview by D.R. Horton
(770) 806-8139
280 Village Green Court
Lilburn, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Legends at Parkview

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Stonewall Tell at Camp Creek by D.R. Horton
(404) 349-5863
2723 Summit Parkway
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Stonewall Tell at Camp Creek

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Hampshire Park-The Cottages by D.R. Horton
(404) 344-2718
3641 Hampshire Park Way SW
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Hampshire Park-The Cottages

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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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