Green Homes San Marcos TX

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Cottonwood Creek by D.R. Horton
(512) 392-6090
4009 Monterrey Oaks
San Marcos, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cottonwood Creek

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Kensington Trails by D.R. Horton
(512) 262-1001
Visit Four Seasons Model
Kyle, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Kensington Trails

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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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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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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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Brookside by D.R. Horton
(512) 262-1001
Please Visit Four Seasons Model
Kyle, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Brookside

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Four Seasons Farm by D.R. Horton
(512) 262-1001
1072 Four Seasons Blvd.
Kyle, TX
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Four Seasons Farm

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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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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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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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