Green Homes Washington DC

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Balk Hill Village Neo-Traditional Homes by D.R. Horton
(301) 386-6190
2409 St Josephs Drive
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Balk Hill Village Neo-Traditional Homes

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Beechtree by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 627-9230
2606 Beech Orchard Lane
Upper Marlboro, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
Beechtree

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Woodmore North by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 352-9111
5807 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
Woodmore North

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Spring Hill by Pulte Homes
(703) 493-8200
8405 Mountain Larkspur Dr.
Lorton, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 3
Number of Bathrooms : 3
Square Footage : 2528
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Spring Hill

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M & R Cleaning Restoration & Home Improvement Inc
(202) 526-3555
2009 Gallaudet St NE
Washington, DC
 
by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 352-9111
5807 Hillmeade Road
Bowie, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders

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Balk Hill Village Pacesetter by D.R. Horton
(301) 925-2195
9819 Traver Street
Upper Marlboro, MD
Property Type
Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Builder
D.R. Horton
Community Name
Balk Hill Village Pacesetter

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Spring Hill Condos by Pulte Homes
(888) 231-3543
8405 Mountain Larkspur Dr
Lorton, VA
Property Type
Active Adult
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 2
Number of Bathrooms : 2
Square Footage : 840
Builder
Pulte Homes
Community Name
Spring Hill Condos

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The Villages of Savannah? by Mid-Atlantic Builders
(301) 782-9036
13209 Old Liberty Lane
Brandywine, MD
Property Type
Custom Homes, Single Family Homes
General Information
Number of Bedrooms : 4
Number of Full Bathrooms : 2
Number of Half Bathrooms : 1
Builder
Mid-Atlantic Builders
Community Name
The Villages of Savannah?

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Mull T Mann Services Inc
(202) 398-2320
214 57th St NE
Washington, DC
 
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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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