Green Homes Fort Pierce FL

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Pine Trace by KB Home
(772) 633-5311
NW St. James Drive/Pine Trace Avenue
Port St. Lucie, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
KB Home
Community Name
Pine Trace

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Fountains of Amber Lakes by D.R. Horton
(888) 229-5235
4420 9th Manor SW
Vero Beach, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Fountains of Amber Lakes

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Huntington Place by D.R. Horton
(888) 229-5235
6093 Sequoia Circle
Vero Beach, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Huntington Place

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Highlands Reserve Cypress Series by D.R. Horton
(772) 219-0243
5621 SW Longspur Lane
Palm City, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Highlands Reserve Cypress Series

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Cross Creek at Summertree by McCar Homes
(727) 857-9849
11230 Paradise Pointe Way
New Port Richey, FL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1902
Builder
McCar Homes
Community Name
Cross Creek at Summertree

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River Place by D.R. Horton
(772) 785-9017
625 NE Moss Rose Place
Port St. Lucie, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
River Place

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The Lakes at Tradition by Divosta Homes
(321) 768-1644
11301 SW Aliceville Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL
Property Type
Active Adult
Builder
Divosta Homes
Community Name
The Lakes at Tradition

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Diamond Court by D.R. Horton
(888) 229-5235
4212 Diamond Square
Vero Beach, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Diamond Court

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Highlands Reserve Royal Series by D.R. Horton
(772) 219-0243
5621 SW Longspur Lane
Palm City, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Highlands Reserve Royal Series

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Glenbrook Chase by D.R. Horton
(863) 937-8092
6946 Glenbrook Drive
Lakeland, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Glenbrook Chase

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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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