Green Homes Spotsylvania VA

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Stuarts Crossing by Ryland Homes
(540) 548-0841
7720 Browns Farm Road
Spotsylvania, VA
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
Stuarts Crossing

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Idlewild Single Family - Cornell Collection by Ryland Homes
(540) 370-0724
2208 Idlewild Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA
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
Idlewild Single Family - Cornell Collection

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Celebrate by Del Webb
(540) 374-8700
201 Castle Hill Drive
Fredericksburg, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1269
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Celebrate

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Cookes Crossing by D.R. Horton
(703) 777-9437
43171 Rosehaven Place
Leesburg, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Cookes Crossing

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One Ford Place by Franciscus Homes
(757) 967-9284
4353 OneFord Place
Chesapeake, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Franciscus Homes
Community Name
One Ford Place

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Idlewild Single Family - Lafayette Collection by Ryland Homes
(540) 370-0724
2208 Idlewild Blvd.
Fredericksburg, VA
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
Idlewild Single Family - Lafayette Collection

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Idlewild Single Family - Perry Collection by Ryland Homes
(540) 370-0724
2208 Idlewild Blvd
Fredericksburg, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Idlewild Single Family - Perry Collection

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Van Buren Village at Barton Square by D.R. Horton
(703) 445-0222
4001 Presidential Hill Loop
Dumfries, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Van Buren Village at Barton Square

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Spring Hill by Pulte Homes
(703) 493-8200
8405 Mountain Larkspur Dr.
Lorton, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Square Footage : 2528
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Spring Hill

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Centreville Crossing by Ryland Homes
(703) 830-0693
14219 A Saint Germain Drive
Centreville, VA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Ryland Homes
Community Name
Centreville Crossing

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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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