Homes of Central Florida
Lorraine Burch
Green Homes

What is a Green Home?

"A green home uses less energy, water, and natural resources, creates less waste and is healthier for the people living inside compared to a standard home" 
  - U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 
                   Developer of LEED for Homes certification for green homes

1. Reduce usage of materials
2. Reuse
materials or pass them on to someone else
3. Recycle
 and use recycled materials

Green Home Considerations

Site Selection and design
  • avoid contributing to sprawl
  • retain natural landscape
  • maximize daylighting
  • do not contribute to stormwater runoff
Building Envelope Design
  • structural integrity
  • energy efficiency
  • moisture control
Building Materials
Building Methods
  • minimize waste
  • recycle and reuse existing materials
  • reduce toxicity at site, ventilation
  • verify with third party testing
Water Conservation/Management
  • water conserving plumbing fixtures
  • water filtration
  • efficient appliances
  • solar/instantaneous water heaters
  • xeriscaping and native plants
  • irrigation water sensors

Because Home is More Than Just A House.

Lorraine Burch provides real estate service tailored to help you meet your lifestyle and financial goals, focusing on homes and vacant land in Windermere, Winter Garden, and Clermont, FL.

Real Estate Advisor
     Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS)
                                    Member Million Dollar Guild                                    
Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
Member Global Real Estate Council

Phone: (407) 267-3268

Engel & Völkers Windermere
7600 Dr Phillips Blvd, #42
Orlando, FL 32819
Main Office (352) 242-3939
Toll Free 888-242-3939




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