Green Homes Foley AL

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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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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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Sea Pines at Bon Secour by Epcon Communities
(251) 650-2251
100 Holmes Road
Foley, AL
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1325
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Sea Pines at Bon Secour

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Palmer Place by D.R. Horton
(251) 947-3136
Robertsdale, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Palmer Place

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Parish Lakes by D.R. Horton
(251) 943-7071
613 Parish Lakes Dr.
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Parish Lakes

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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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Cambridge Parke by D.R. Horton
(251) 943-5652
113 Durby Lane
Foley, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cambridge Parke

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Craft Farms by D.R. Horton
(251) 224-7027
614 Royal Troon Circle
Gulf Shores, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Craft Farms

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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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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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