Green Homes Lakeville MN

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Fieldstone Creek by D.R. Horton
(952) 432-7272
16513 Dodd Lane
Lakeville, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Fieldstone Creek

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Quail Ridge by D.R. Horton
(952) 435-5651
18161 Ironstone Way
Lakeville, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Quail Ridge

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Mystic Meadows by Ryland Homes
(651) 344-7035
4580 199th Street West
Farmington, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Mystic Meadows

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Maple Glen by D.R. Horton
(952) 440-4511
3351 Griggs Street SW
Prior Lake, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Maple Glen

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Westport of Evermoor by D.R. Horton
(651) 319-6774
13796 Crosscroft Place
Rosemount, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Westport of Evermoor

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Chadwick Farm by D.R. Horton
(952) 985-5833
21011 Itami Trail
Lakeville, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Chadwick Farm

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Meadow Creek by Ryland Homes
(651) 344-7035
18685 Dulcimer Court
Farmington, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Meadow Creek

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Cobblestone Lake by Ryland Homes
(952) 423-1337
15846 Cobblestone Lake Pkwy South
Apple Valley, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Cobblestone Lake

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Stonebriar by Ryland Homes
(952) 440-5363
17043 Stonebriar Circle
Prior Lake, MN
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Stonebriar

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Savanna Pointe by Ryland Homes
(612) 226-3636
Shakopee, MN
Property Type
Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 3
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Savanna Pointe

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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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