Green Homes Sparks NV

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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

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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

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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

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Allora at Davyn Ridge by Ryland Homes
(702) 458-8188
4012 Jamison Park
North Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Allora at Davyn Ridge

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Butler Estates by D.R. Horton
(702) 635-3631
8253 Bowman Woods Circle
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Butler Estates

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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

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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

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Rosetta by Pardee Homes
(702) 366-1583
7257 Tin Mine Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pardee Homes
Community Name
Rosetta

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Trail Ridge by Pardee Homes
(702) 407-9901
9146 White Rock Peak Street
Las Vegas, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pardee Homes
Community Name
Trail Ridge

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La Ventina by D.R. Horton
(702) 592-3302
LAS VEGAS, NV
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
La Ventina

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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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