Green Homes Fort Collins CO

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Rigden Farm by Spectrum Retirement Communities
(970) 372-1771
2350 Limon Dr.
Fort Collins, CO
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 0
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 450
Builder
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Community Name
Rigden Farm

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Summerfields at Timnath Ranch by D.R. Horton
(970) 493-1318
5700 Edgevale St
Timnath, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Summerfields at Timnath Ranch

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Windshire by D.R. Horton
(970) 686-5823
1540 Millfleet Dr.
Windsor, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Windshire

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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

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Rigden Farm by Spectrum Retirement Communities
(970) 372-1771
2350 Limon Dr.
Fort Collins, CO
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 0
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 450
Builder
Spectrum Retirement Communities
Community Name
Rigden Farm

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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

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Timnath Ranch by Ryland Homes
(970) 482-1842
5369 Carriage Hill Court
Timnath, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Timnath Ranch

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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

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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

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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

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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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