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HOME Rochester - typical 4-square

Greening the HOME Rochester Program

Apr 20, 2010 | Rochester, New York

How HOME Rochester works
The HOME Rochester Program acquires vacant single-family homes in Rochester NY, typically foreclosures, and rehabilitates them for resale to qualifying first-time homebuyers earning less than 80% of area median income. The program began in 2001 and is recognized as an effective neighborhood stabilization model.

Bright interiors

Production Platinum Homes

May 5, 2009 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Villa Trieste is Pulte Homes' response to a number of things—an overtaxed regional infrastructure; a challenging real estate market; and consumer demand for more durable and energy-efficient homes.

sustainable materials in a modern kitchen

Oregon Solar Cottage Shares a Ground-Source Heat Pump with Its Neighbors

Apr 12, 2009 | Salem, Oregon

This small house on reclaimed institutional grounds in Salem, Oregon, is just the first of many to come in a project that puts equal importance on energy efficiency, environmental conservation, and quality of life.

CS-Eno Commons footpath

Green Neighborhood in North Carolina

Oct 15, 2008 | Durham, North Carolina

Twenty-two homes in a cluster made for walking

Eno Commons takes the idea of green homebuilding to another level — the community level. The Durham, North Carolina, project includes 22 energy-efficient homes that, in accordance with the community concept at the heart of Eno Commons, encircle a comfortable walking path while car traffic and parking are kept to the perimeter.


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