Green Homes Lakewood WA

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Northwest Landing by Quadrant Homes
(253) 964-4595
1887 Hoffman Hill Blvd.
DuPont, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Northwest Landing

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Deschutes River Highlands by Quadrant Homes
(360) 352-3148
1935 65th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Deschutes River Highlands

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Summerwalk by D.R. Horton
(360) 455-8224
Lacey, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Summerwalk

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The Greens by D.R. Horton
(425) 825-3150
Federal Way, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Greens

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Pasadera Heights by Quadrant Homes
(425) 367-4859
2202 119th Ave SE
Everett, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Pasadera Heights

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Tahoma Meadow by Quadrant Homes
(360) 458-1200
14856 Terra View St SE
Yelm, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Tahoma Meadow

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Valley Haven by D.R. Horton
(425) 825-3146
Fife, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Valley Haven

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Horizon Pointe by D.R. Horton
(360) 493-1536
Lacey, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe

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Ridge at McCormick Woods by Quadrant Homes
(360) 876-2750
2746 SW Siskin Circle
Port Orchard, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Ridge at McCormick Woods

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Deschutes River Highlands by Quadrant Homes
(360) 352-3148
1935 65th Ave SE
Olympia, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Deschutes River Highlands

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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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