Green Homes Venice FL

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Ventura Village Signature Series by D.R. Horton
(941) 244-2340
Venice, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Ventura Village Signature Series

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Pennington Place by D.R. Horton
(941) 496-7696
9118 Coachman Drive
Venice, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Pennington Place

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Palmer Oaks by D.R. Horton
(941) 822-0243
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Palmer Oaks

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Red Hawk Reserve by D.R. Horton
(941) 312-6470
6670 Horned Owl Place
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Red Hawk Reserve

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Oak Vistas by D.R. Horton
(941) 822-0243
5645 Aaron Court
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Oak Vistas

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Ventura Village Classic Series by D.R. Horton
(941) 244-2340
Venice, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Ventura Village Classic Series

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Blackburn Ridge by D.R. Horton
(239) 225-2662
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Venice, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Blackburn Ridge

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Landmark Estates by D.R. Horton
(941) 312-6470
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Landmark Estates

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Phillippi Pines by D.R. Horton
(941) 312-6470
5871 Meriwether Place
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Phillippi Pines

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Regent Lake by D.R. Horton
(866) 475-3347
8414 Webber Road
Sarasota, FL
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Regent Lake

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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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