Green Homes Sterling VA

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Goose Creek Village by Pulte Homes
(866) 530-3312
42800 Hay Rd
Ashburn, VA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 3
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Goose Creek Village

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Emerald Ridge at Brambleton by Pulte Homes
(703) 957-4553
22677 Settlers Trail Terrace
Ashburn, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Emerald Ridge at Brambleton

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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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University Village by D.R. Horton
(571) 261-4870
8996 Hanson Grove Court
Manassas, VA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
University Village

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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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Potomac Green by Del Webb
(866) 312-9322
20686 Golden Ridge Drive
Ashburn, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1314
Builder
Del Webb
Community Name
Potomac Green

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The Overlook at Brambleton by Pulte Homes
(703) 327-9090
22681 Settlers Trail Terrace
Ashburn, VA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
The Overlook at Brambleton

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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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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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Villas at Yorktown by Epcon Communities
Falcon Road
Poquoson, VA
Property Type
Active Adult, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 1300
Builder
Epcon Communities
Community Name
Villas at Yorktown

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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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