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Florida City Builds its First Green Structure

Winter Haven fire station

Winter Haven fire station

Residents of Winter Haven are a lucky bunch. Not only are they the benefactors to a brand new fire station, but the Winter Haven fire station is also LEED certified.

While firefighters are there protecting the people of Winter Haven, Winter Haven is protecting their environment. Preservationists will be especially happy to heard the new fire complex was designed to preserve large established trees currently on the site. Many other factors go into making the structure LEED certified. Residents look forward to learning more about the building’s green qualities as construction continues. Continue reading

Green Built Model Home Featured at the Greens of Hidden Creek

Highland Homes' Green Home Certified model home in the Greens at Hidden ValleyHighland Homes’ newest community, The Greens of Hidden Creek, is a special community for the developer. Located in Wesley Chapel, Fla. this new community will offer green features and energy-saving options in each one of its new homes.

In the Greens, Highland Homes is featuring two model homes – one with all the basic features that every home will have and another that is a Green Certified Home.

The Green Certified Home is a large, two-story home that will feature all the upgrades that buyers can choose from when designing their new home. This home will feature many energy efficient upgrades including Delta Lahara faucets, Whirlpool appliances, Mohawk “Green” Carpet, R-30 insulation, low-e windows, Silver Shield radiant barrier and foam injected wall block.

Highland Homes is encouraging all new home buyers in the Greens of Hidden Creek to upgrade to the energy-efficient options because they not only save you money in energy costs, but provide a healthier environment for you and your family. For more information about Highland Homes and the green options they offer, visit their website.