Green Homes New Braunfels TX

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Avery Park 70's by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-1046
2226 Westover Loop
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Avery Park 70's

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Avery Park 50's by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-1046
2262 Westover Loop
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Avery Park 50's

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Dove Crossing by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-3732
211 Cameron Drive
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Dove Crossing

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Mission Hills Premier by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-1637
906 San Pedro
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Mission Hills Premier

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Mission Hills Estates by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-1637
906 San Pedro
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Mission Hills Estates

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Caprock by Fieldstone Homes
(877) 722-4446
1435 Cap Ridge Peak
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Fieldstone Homes
Community Name
Caprock

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Stone Gate Reserve by Fieldstone Homes
(877) 722-4446
1435 Cap Ridge Peak
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Fieldstone Homes
Community Name
Stone Gate Reserve

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Oak Creek Estates by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-3210
2937 Post Oak Circle
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Oak Creek Estates

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Mission Hills Ranch by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-1637
906 San Pedro
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Mission Hills Ranch

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Manor Creek by D.R. Horton
(830) 624-0404
2513 Koeln Street
New Braunfels, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Manor 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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