Green Homes Katy TX

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King Lakes-Parkside Collection by Pulte Homes
(866) 845-7844
25622 Celtic Terrace Dr
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
King Lakes-Parkside Collection

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Parkway Oaks 50' by D.R. Horton
(281) 465-7072
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Parkway Oaks 50'

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Firethorne 50' by Perry Homes
(281) 693-4677
2807 Firecrest Drive
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Firethorne 50'

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Pine Mill Ranch 70' by Perry Homes
(281) 392-4322
3806 Bowie Bend Lane
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Pine Mill Ranch 70'

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Firethorne 70' by Perry Homes
(281) 693-4692
28315 North Firethorne Road
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Firethorne 70'

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Pine Mill Ranch 55' by Perry Homes
(281) 391-7171
26534 Becker Pine Lane
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Pine Mill Ranch 55'

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Westheimer Lakes North by D.R. Horton
(281) 394-2656
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Westheimer Lakes North

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Firethorne 80'/100' by Perry Homes
(281) 693-4502
28215 North Firethorne Road
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Firethorne 80'/100'

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Firethorne 60' by Perry Homes
(281) 693-0150
28103 Firecrest Court
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Perry Homes
Community Name
Firethorne 60'

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Bridgewater Place by D.R. Horton
(281) 398-1958
22411 Albee Drive
Katy, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Bridgewater Place

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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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