From Seattle to Des Moines to New York City, anyone can have a green home. Rented or owned, affordable or market-rate, single-family or multi-unit, urban, suburban or rural: If it’s housing, it can be green. Learn the basics: Green Homes 101
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This LEED-certified home is in the Carsten
Crossings neighborhood in Rocklin, Calif., part of the 1,200-acre Whitney Ranch
master-planned community. Each of the 144 homes planned for Carsten Crossings
will aim for certification, with features expected to save homeowners $1,400 a
year on utilities.