Green Homes Tacoma WA

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Northwest Landing by Quadrant Homes
(253) 964-4595
1887 Hoffman Hill Blvd.
DuPont, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Northwest Landing

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The Greens by D.R. Horton
(425) 825-3150
Federal Way, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Greens

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Whispering Brook Condos by Matrix Real Estate
(206) 870-3893
23407 16th Avenue S.
Des Moines, WA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Matrix Real Estate
Community Name
Whispering Brook Condos

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The Cottages At Northlake by Polygon Northwest
(253) 737-4687
6413 Charolette Ave SE
Auburn, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
Polygon Northwest
Community Name
The Cottages At Northlake

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Horizon Pointe by D.R. Horton
(360) 493-1536
Lacey, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Horizon Pointe

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Valley Haven by D.R. Horton
(425) 825-3146
Fife, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Valley Haven

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Creekside by Polygon Northwest
(253) 872-2447
21502 49th Avenue South
Kent, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Polygon Northwest
Community Name
Creekside

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The Heights At Ridgeview by Polygon Northwest
(253) 236-4818
21026 40th Place
SeaTac, WA
Property Type
Condos
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Polygon Northwest
Community Name
The Heights At Ridgeview

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Villa Real by D.R. Horton
(425) 825-3139
Kent, WA
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Villa Real

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Skagit Highlands by Quadrant Homes
(360) 542-8355
716 Pyramid Peak Place
Mt. Vernon, WA
Property Type
Green Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Quadrant Homes
Community Name
Skagit Highlands

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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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