Green Homes Fremont CA

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Satake Estates by SummerHill Homes
1156 Marilyn Drive
Mountain View, CA
Property Type
Green Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
SummerHill Homes
Community Name
Satake Estates

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Villa D'Este Towns by Pulte Homes
(877) 230-5593
5645 Via Lugano
Fremont, CA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Villa D'Este Towns

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Cortona at Positano by D.R. Horton
DUBLIN, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cortona at Positano

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Maranello at Positano by Braddock & Logan Homes
5116 Salerno Drive
Dublin, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Braddock & Logan Homes
Community Name
Maranello at Positano

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Colony at Alamo Creek by Ponderosa Homes
(925) 736-8138
641 Martingale Court
Danville, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 4
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ponderosa Homes
Community Name
Colony at Alamo Creek

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Redwood Gate by SummerHill Homes
4240 Noble Street
Palo Alto, CA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
SummerHill Homes
Community Name
Redwood Gate

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Paragon by D.R. Horton
(408) 934-9254
1696 South Main Street
Milpitas, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Paragon

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Fiorano at Positano by D.R. Horton
(925) 999-9375
5139 Montiano Lane
Dublin, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Fiorano at Positano

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Village Square by SummerHill Homes
1465 W. San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA
Property Type
Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
SummerHill Homes
Community Name
Village Square

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Oakbridge at Tassajara Lane by Braddock & Logan Homes
Camino Tassajara & Tassajara Lane
Danville, CA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 5
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Braddock & Logan Homes
Community Name
Oakbridge at Tassajara Lane

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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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