Green Homes Mcdonough GA

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Meadow Glen at Heron Bay by D.R. Horton
(678) 583-1078
3080 Heron Bay Boulevard
Locust Grove, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Meadow Glen at Heron Bay

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The Summit at Heron Bay by D.R. Horton
(770) 957-5633
3080 Heron Bay Boulevard
Locust Grove, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Summit at Heron Bay

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Northridge at Heron Bay by D.R. Horton
(770) 957-5633
3080 Heron Bay Boulevard
Locust Grove, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Northridge at Heron Bay

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Sun City Peachtree by Del Webb
(866) 889-5623
1390 Jordan Hill Road
Griffin, GA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1103
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Sun City Peachtree

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Settler's Lake by D.R. Horton
(770) 886-2514
4215 Settlers Grove Road
Cumming, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Settler's Lake

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The Villas at Heron Bay by D.R. Horton
(678) 583-1078
3080 Heron Bay Boulevard
Locust Grove, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Villas at Heron Bay

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Villas at Heron Bay by Pulte Homes
(770) 957-8630
202 High Court Way
Locust Grove, GA
Property Type
Active Adult
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Villas at Heron Bay

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Windsor Creek by D.R. Horton
(770) 918-1027
1353 Revel Cove Drive
Conyers, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Windsor Creek

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Edgebrook by D.R. Horton
(678) 344-2942
1391 Edgebrook Lane
Snellville, GA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Edgebrook

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The Villas of Johns Creek by Epcon Communities
(678) 957-1205
10722 Abbotts Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA
Property Type
Condos, Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1715
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
The Villas of Johns Creek

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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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