Green Homes New Lenox IL

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Neufairfield Wildflower Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4865
2518 Saddle Ridge Court
Joliet, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Neufairfield Wildflower Series

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Cambridge at NeuFairfield Horizon Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4949
Joliet, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 2117
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cambridge at NeuFairfield Horizon Series

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Villas at Fox Run by Epcon Communities
(815) 609-0150
16651 Dayfield Drive
Plainfield, IL
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1500
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Villas at Fox Run

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Liberty Grove Prairie Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4949
15108 Freedom Way
Plainfield, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Liberty Grove Prairie Series

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Carillon Club Resort Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4857
2941 Normandy Circle
Naperville, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Carillon Club Resort Series

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NeuFairfield Horizon Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4865
2518 Saddle Ridge Court
Joliet, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
NeuFairfield Horizon Series

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Patriot Square Seaboard Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4949
24620 John Adams Drive
Plainfield, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Patriot Square Seaboard Series

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Patriot Place by Ryland Homes
(630) 378-9444
2069 John Paul Jones Lane
Bolingbrook, IL
Property Type
Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Patriot Place

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Liberty Grove Horizon Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4949
15108 Freedom Way
Plainfield, IL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Liberty Grove Horizon Series

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Carillon Club Gallery Series by D.R. Horton
(847) 984-4857
3995 West 95th Street
Naperville, IL
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 2054
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Carillon Club Gallery Series

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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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