Green Homes Reno NV

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Green Homes. You will find informative articles about Green Homes, including "A House as a System". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Reno, NV that can help answer your questions about Green Homes.

Sierra Canyon by Del Webb
(866) 252-9322
9185 Summertree Ct
Reno, NV
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1241
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Sierra Canyon

Data Provided By:
Legacy At Cyan by D.R. Horton
(775) 853-2106
1975 Angel Ridge Drive
Reno, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Legacy At Cyan

Data Provided By:
Cactus Hills Twilight by D.R. Horton
(702) 635-3664
5056 Wild Creek Falls Way
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cactus Hills Twilight

Data Provided By:
Auburn at Providence by Ryland Homes
(702) 396-2815
6640 Rego Park Court
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Auburn at Providence

Data Provided By:
Cactus Hills Square by D.R. Horton
(702) 635-3615
10466 Melon Cactus Street
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cactus Hills Square

Data Provided By:
Copper Ridge at Wingfield by D.R. Horton
(775) 626-1136
7039 Sacred Circle
Sparks, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Copper Ridge at Wingfield

Data Provided By:
Heritage At Cyan by D.R. Horton
(775) 853-2106
1975 Angel Ridge Drive
Reno, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Heritage At Cyan

Data Provided By:
Cactus Hills Estates by D.R. Horton
(702) 635-3638
9420 Golden Bell Drive
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cactus Hills Estates

Data Provided By:
North Ranch Manor by D.R. Horton
(702) 635-3608
76 Fox Crossing Avenue
North Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
North Ranch Manor

Data Provided By:
Kensington at Providence by Ryland Homes
(702) 489-4246
7033 Whitford St.
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Kensington at Providence

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreenBuilding.com