Green Homes Fairhope AL

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The Willows by D.R. Horton
(251) 990-6240
606 Weeping Willow St.
Fairhope, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Willows

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Ottawa Springs by D.R. Horton
(251) 621-1263
9042 Ottawa Drive
Daphne, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Ottawa Springs

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Austin Park by D.R. Horton
(251) 370-3956
Daphne, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Austin Park

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Iberville Square by D.R. Horton
(251) 943-7071
1752 Covington Lane
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Iberville Square

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Pebble Creek by D.R. Horton
(251) 943-5694
1021 Tampa Ave
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pebble Creek

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Greythorne Estates by D.R. Horton
(251) 648-5827
17141 Bankhead Blvd
Fairhope, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Greythorne Estates

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Dunmore by D.R. Horton
(251) 929-2157
23808 Dublin Drive
Daphne, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Dunmore

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Lakeland by D.R. Horton
(251) 370-5307
24297 Raynagua Blvd
Loxley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Lakeland

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Carnoustie Gardens by D.R. Horton
(251) 955-1002
23211 Dundee Circle
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Carnoustie Gardens

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Abbey Ridge by D.R. Horton
(251) 943-5751
1795 Abbey Loop
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Abbey Ridge

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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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