Green Homes Trussville AL

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Glen Cross by D.R. Horton
(205) 655-5807
5505 Wisteria Lane
Trussville, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Glen Cross

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Alden Glen by D.R. Horton
(205) 640-0141
2403 Folsom Street
MOODY, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Alden Glen

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Winchester Hills by D.R. Horton
(205) 681-8730
4309 Winchester Hills Drive
Clay, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Winchester Hills

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The Ridge at Southern Trace by D.R. Horton
(205) 699-2228
612 Southern Trace Parkway
Leeds, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Ridge at Southern Trace

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Southern Trace by D.R. Horton
(205) 699-2228
612 Southern Trace Parkway
Leeds, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Southern Trace

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Kelly Creek Gardens by D.R. Horton
(205) 640-0124
1004 Kelly Creek Way
Moody, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Kelly Creek Gardens

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Brookhaven by D.R. Horton
(205) 640-0124
501 Brookhaven Drive
Margaret, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Brookhaven

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Deerfoot Pointe by D.R. Horton
(205) 681-8362
6814 Deer Foot Drive
Pinson, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Deerfoot Pointe

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Southern Trace - Craftman Series by D.R. Horton
(205) 699-2228
LEEDS, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Southern Trace - Craftman Series

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Briar Ridge by D.R. Horton
(205) 503-2962
35 Briar Ridge Lane
Argo, AL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Briar Ridge

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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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