Green Homes Port Orange FL

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Coquina Cove by D.R. Horton
(386) 761-0321
1929 Cove Point Road
Port Orange, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Coquina Cove

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Venetian Bay Savona North by D.R. Horton
(386) 761-0321
Now Selling From Coquina Cove
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Venetian Bay Savona North

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Verandah ~ Otter Bend by D.R. Horton
(239) 694-7199
11571 Verandah Blvd
FORT MYERS, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Verandah ~ Otter Bend

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Huntington Place by D.R. Horton
(888) 229-5235
6093 Sequoia Circle
Vero Beach, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Huntington Place

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Rock Springs Ridge by D.R. Horton
(407) 703-5994
2924 Rolling Hills Lane
Apopka, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Rock Springs Ridge

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Port Orange Plantation by D.R. Horton
(386) 761-0321
Now Selling From Coquina Cove
Port Orange, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Port Orange Plantation

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North Shore by D.R. Horton
(407) 344-3836
2835 Scenic Lane
Kissimmee, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
North Shore

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Winner's Gait by D.R. Horton
(850) 995-3205
4231 Winner's Gait Circle
Pace, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Winner's Gait

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K. Hovnanian Models by Newland Communities
(813) 425-8742
205 Manns Harbor Drive
Apollo Beach, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Newland Communities
Community Name
K. Hovnanian Models

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Westwood at Groveland by D.R. Horton
(877) 415-0030
On SR-50, just east of SR-33
Groveland, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Westwood at Groveland

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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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