Green Homes Evergreen CO

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Green Homes. You will find informative articles about Green Homes, including "A House as a System". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Evergreen, CO that can help answer your questions about Green Homes.

Parkview Villas at Golden by Pulte Homes
(303) 384-3435
5657 Gilbert Crt
Golden, CO
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1709
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Parkview Villas at Golden

Data Provided By:
Roxborough Point by Ryland Homes
(303) 972-5114
7657 Verandah Ct
Littleton, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Roxborough Point

Data Provided By:
Marshall Lake by D.R. Horton
(303) 452-1759
13443 Ivy Street
Thornton, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Marshall Lake

Data Provided By:
Sunflower by Sunflower
(970) 493-5646
Mulberry Rd.
Fort Collins, CO
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1282
Builder
Sunflower
Community Name
Sunflower

Data Provided By:
Castle Oaks by D.R. Horton
(303) 688-8639
3470 Amber Sun circle
Castle Rock, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Castle Oaks

Data Provided By:
Spring Mesa by D.R. Horton
(303) 424-0728
7575 Russell Ct.
Arvada, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Spring Mesa

Data Provided By:
Conservatory by D.R. Horton
(303) 693-9862
20348 E. Hamilton Pl.
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Conservatory

Data Provided By:
Traditions by D.R. Horton
(303) 363-8937
444 Jamestown Way
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Traditions

Data Provided By:
Pioneer Ridge by Ryland Homes
(877) 594-4214
130 Saxony Road
Johnstown, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Pioneer Ridge

Data Provided By:
King Ranch by D.R. Horton
(303) 255-2080
12224 Roslyn Street
Thornton, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
King Ranch

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreenBuilding.com