Green Homes Mobile AL

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King's Branch Estates by D.R. Horton
(251) 649-8931
6566 Meadow Lane South
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
King's Branch Estates

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The Legends at Magnolia Grove by D.R. Horton
(251) 645-9686
7002 Nicklaus Dr. N
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Legends at Magnolia Grove

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Legacy by D.R. Horton
(251) 644-9904
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Legacy

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Saddlebrook by D.R. Horton
(251) 370-3178
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Saddlebrook

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Southbend by D.R. Horton
(251) 662-7396
6073 Southbend Dr.S.
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Southbend

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Cambridge Place by D.R. Horton
(251) 644-9904
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cambridge Place

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Longleaf Gates by D.R. Horton
(251) 665-5388
6134 Girby Rd.
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Longleaf Gates

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Livingstone Lane by D.R. Horton
(251) 370-3178
MOBILE, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Livingstone Lane

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Saybrook by D.R. Horton
(251) 370-4479
7125 Saybrook Blvd.
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Saybrook

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Scott Plantation by D.R. Horton
(251) 607-0190
10159 Scott Plantation Dr. N.
Mobile, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Scott Plantation

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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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