Green Homes Marietta GA

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Adam's Landing by D.R. Horton
(770) 439-3749
2562 Adams Park Lane
Powder Springs, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Adam's Landing

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Centennial Lakes by D.R. Horton
(678) 523-5050
261 Shaw Drive
ACWORTH, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Centennial Lakes

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Arbor Walk by D.R. Horton
(770) 974-6372
5031 Arbor View Parkway
Acworth, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Arbor Walk

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Brookwood Heights at Ardmore Park by Pulte Homes
(877) 785-8352
301 Ardmore Circle Northwest
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Brookwood Heights at Ardmore Park

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Sandtown Center-The Glens by D.R. Horton
(404) 344-7235
1384 Stone Bay Drive
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Sandtown Center-The Glens

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Robinson Glen by D.R. Horton
(770) 943-3917
3174 Plainsman Drive
Powder Springs, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Robinson Glen

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Centennial Commons by D.R. Horton
(770) 966-1696
5230 Centennial Hill Drive
ACWORTH, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Centennial Commons

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McEver Woods by D.R. Horton
(770) 974-6372
3135 Forest Grove Trail
ACWORTH, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
McEver Woods

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Sandtown Center-The Estates by D.R. Horton
(404) 344-7235
1384 Stone Bay Drive
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Sandtown Center-The Estates

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SouthOaks at Cascade by Epcon Communities
(800) 736-5240
350 Cascade Park Drive
Atlanta, GA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1724
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
SouthOaks at Cascade

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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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