Green Construction Washington DC

Local resource for green construction in Washington, DC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to green home design, natural construction materials, green home flooring, energy efficienct appliances, green roofing, and green building renovation, as well as advice and content on green home makeovers.

Golden Rule Builders, Inc.
(540) 788-3539
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Waterford Home Builders
(540) 751-2227
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

ECOliving Homes
(301) 204-5636
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Clark Realty Capital, LLC
(706) 683-4201
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Quaker Custom Homes, LLC
(703) 551-0043
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

BOWA Builders, Inc.
(703) 734-9050
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Bernitt Builders, Inc.
(301) 983-0431
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Quality Built Homes, Inc.
(410) 535-6008
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Coupard Architects & Builders
(703) 533-3210
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

ASTA Homes, Inc.
(703) 898-9527
Washington, DC
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

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It’s a team sportto save the planet,our moneyand our health
    Green homes incorporate technology, smart design, construction, and maintenance elements to greatly reduce the negative impact of the home on the environment. This is often done through increasing energy efficiency, conserving water, recycling products, using sustainable products and improving indoor air quality.

    Green homes use less energy, water and natural resources than typical homes... They create less waste and are healthier for those living inside of them.

    Building materials often come from sustainable resources and the homes are built to minimize the impact on the surrounding environment. According to the U.S. Building Council, green homes not only save the owner operating costs, but also benefit owners by reducing waste, conserving natural resources, improving air and water quality, minimizing the strain on local infrastructure and contribute to an overall better quality of life.

    More and more builders are building green homes, but existing homes can also be converted into green homes. Green makeovers can happen all at once or through gradual changes.

    According to the 2006 McGraw–Hill Construction Residential Green Building SmartMarket Report, by 2010, Green homes are expected to make up more than 10% of new home construction.

    Many local and state governments, utility companies and other companies offer rebates, tax breaks and ...

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