Green Homes Elk River MN

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Heritage Estates Townhomes by D.R. Horton
(763) 497-0044
12110 61st Street NE
Otsego, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Heritage Estates Townhomes

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The Villas at River's Edge by Epcon Communities
(763) 493-8955
23979 Rivers Edge Road
Rogers, MN
Property Type
Active Adult, Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
The Villas at River's Edge

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Liberty Oaks Townhomes by D.R. Horton
(763) 488-9761
6744 99th Avenue
Brooklyn Park, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Liberty Oaks Townhomes

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Heritage Estates by D.R. Horton
(763) 497-0044
12022 67th Street NE
Otsego, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Heritage Estates

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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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Heritage Estates by D.R. Horton
(763) 497-0044
12022 67th Street NE
Otsego, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Heritage Estates

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The Preserve at Rush Creek by D.R. Horton
(651) 319-6746
18272 - 80th Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Preserve at Rush Creek

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Liberty Oaks Twin Homes by D.R. Horton
(763) 488-9761
6744 - 99th Avenue
Brooklyn Park, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Liberty Oaks Twin Homes

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Centex Models by Stonemill Farms
(651) 998-0427
11400 Ivywood Trail
Woodbury, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 3
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Stonemill Farms
Community Name
Centex Models

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Cobblestone Lake by Ryland Homes
(952) 423-1337
15846 Cobblestone Lake Pkwy South
Apple Valley, 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
Cobblestone Lake

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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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