Green Homes La Plata MD

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The Villages of SteepleChase by Berkshire Homes
(877) 217-7671
228 Buckeye Circle
La Plata, MD
Property Type
Townhomes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Berkshire Homes
Community Name
The Villages of SteepleChase

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The Villages of Savannah? by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 782-9036
13209 Old Liberty Lane
Brandywine, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
The Villages of Savannah?

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Blackburn Point at Rippon Landing by D.R. Horton
(703) 878-6971
2203 Henry Watts Loop
Woodbridge, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Blackburn Point at Rippon Landing

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Spring Hill Condos by Pulte Homes
(888) 231-3543
8405 Mountain Larkspur Dr
Lorton, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 840
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Spring Hill Condos

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Powell's Run at Rippon Landing by D.R. Horton
(703) 878-1711
15591 John Diskin Circle
Woodbridge, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Powell's Run at Rippon Landing

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Central Parke at Colonial Charles by Woodside Homes
(301) 885-2205
3223 Shadow Park Lane
Waldorf, MD
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1905
Builder
Woodside Homes
Community Name
Central Parke at Colonial Charles

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Spring Hill by Pulte Homes
(703) 493-8200
8405 Mountain Larkspur Dr.
Lorton, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Square Footage : 2528
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Spring Hill

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Neabsco Landing by D.R. Horton
(703) 445-0222
Neabsco Creek Court
Woodbridge, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Neabsco Landing

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Neabsco Creek at Rippon Landing by D.R. Horton
(703) 878-6971
2203 Henry Watts Loop
Woodbridge, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Neabsco Creek at Rippon Landing

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Freestone Point at Rippon Landing by D.R. Horton
(703) 878-6971
2203 Henry Watts Loop
Woodbridge, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Freestone Point at Rippon Landing

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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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