Green Homes Framingham MA

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Arbor Glen by Pulte Homes
(877) 207-8583
19 Arbor Glen Dr
Stow, MA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 1863
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Arbor Glen

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The Village at Seven Springs by Northland Residential Corp.
(781) 272-9200
60 C Seven Springs Lane
Burlington, MA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Northland Residential Corp.
Community Name
The Village at Seven Springs

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Great Island at The Pinehills by Del Webb
(800) 741-9322
26 Valley Front
Plymouth, MA
Property Type
Active Adult, Golf Course
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1587
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Great Island at The Pinehills

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Arbor Glen by Pulte Homes
(877) 207-8583
19 Arbor Glen Dr
Stow, MA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 1863
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Arbor Glen

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Stonebridge Commons by Pulte Homes
(888) 526-3543
26 Stonebridge Dr
Hanson, MA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1587
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Stonebridge Commons

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The Woodlands at Belmont Hill by Northland Residential Corp.
(617) 489-4898
8 Summit Road
Belmont, MA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Northland Residential Corp.
Community Name
The Woodlands at Belmont Hill

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The Village at Seven Springs by Northland Residential Corp.
(781) 272-9200
60 C Seven Springs Lane
Burlington, MA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Northland Residential Corp.
Community Name
The Village at Seven Springs

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Great Island by Del Webb
(800) 741-9322
26 Valley Front
Plymouth, MA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1587
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Great Island

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The Villages at Brookside by Northland Residential Corp.
(508) 743-0266
52 Brookside Road
Bourne, MA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Northland Residential Corp.
Community Name
The Villages at Brookside

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The Woodlands at Belmont Hill by Northland Residential Corp.
(617) 489-4898
8 Summit Road
Belmont, MA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Northland Residential Corp.
Community Name
The Woodlands at Belmont Hill

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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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