Green Homes Tucson AZ

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Tres Pueblos Norte by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5107
2456 E. Camino Malcote
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tres Pueblos Norte

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Paired Homes at Tres Pueblos by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5107
2456 E Camino Malcote
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Paired Homes at Tres Pueblos

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Pima Farms by D.R. Horton
(520) 488-6126
7952 N Jewelflower DR
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pima Farms

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Tangerine Terrace by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5102
641 W Sonatina Lane
Oro Valley, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Tangerine Terrace

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Sahuarita Highlands II by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5099
18002 S Golden Valley Dr
Sahuarita, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Sahuarita Highlands II

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Eagle Crest Ranch by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5101
60320 E Verde Vista Ct
Catalina, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Eagle Crest Ranch

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Eagle Crest 4B - Melange by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5101
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Eagle Crest 4B - Melange

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Continental Reserve by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5106
7940 N Window Trail
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Continental Reserve

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The Presidios at Rancho Sahuarita by D.R. Horton
(520) 572-5105
97 W Calle Paso Suave
Sahuarita, AZ
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
The Presidios at Rancho Sahuarita

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The Academy Village by Doucette Homes
(866) 647-0900
13701 E.Old Spanish Trail
Tucson, AZ
Property Type
Active Adult, Townhomes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 1
Number of Bathrooms : 1
Square Footage : 934
Builder
Doucette Homes
Community Name
The Academy Village

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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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