Green Homes Golden CO

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Parkview Villas at Golden by Pulte Homes
(303) 384-3435
5657 Gilbert Crt
Golden, CO
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1709
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Parkview Villas at Golden

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River Oaks by D.R. Horton
(303) 227-0636
11302 E. 111th Ave
Henderson, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
River Oaks

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Pradera - Single Family by D.R. Horton
(303) 840-5981
5000 Sedona Circle
Parker, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pradera - Single Family

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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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Castle Oaks by D.R. Horton
(303) 688-8639
3470 Amber Sun circle
Castle Rock, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Castle Oaks

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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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Tollgate Crossing & Tollgate Freedom by D.R. Horton
(303) 693-9862
5130 S. Elk Street (Tollgate Crossing) 303-693-9862
Aurora, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tollgate Crossing & Tollgate Freedom

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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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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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Wyndham Hill by D.R. Horton
(303) 833-1940
2908 Saratoga Trail
Frederick, CO
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Wyndham 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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