5 Amazing Green Homes to Drool Over

Check out these state-of-the-art green properties

Wondering what a green home looks like? Well, look no further. There are 354 homes in the country currently for sale on coldwellbanker.com that are tagged “green.” Take a look at some of the most astonishing properties, and read about their green home features.

This Laguna Beach green home was built using state-of-the-art non-VOC materials, reclaimed woods, LED lighting and 52 solar panels.

1115 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Listed by: Rod Daley, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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This Santa Barbara modern green home has geothermal HVAC and DHW, solar PV, universal design, and a fire-safe construction.

1066 Toro Canyon Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Listed by: Maurie McGuire, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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This Taos hilltop green home comes equipped with high-end amenities, custom detailing and a solar HVAC system.

24 Sol Grande Norte, Taos, NM 87571

Listed by: Judy E. Pierson, Coldwell Banker Legacy

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This property, known as the Castle by the Sea, includes smart home technology and a living succulent roof and walls.

2529 South Coast, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Listed by: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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This contemporary Chicago home includes green home amenities such as a solar heated pool and geothermal heating/cooling system.

924 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610

Listed by: Chezi Rafaeli, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

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Senior Manager, Public Relations & Giving for Coldwell Banker. Grew up in Sarasota and attended college at Western Carolina University. Athena wanted to wake up in that city that doesn’t sleep so headed to Madison Avenue to start her marketing career. She has been with this awesome brand for more than 15 years and can be found generating buzz about CB in every way possible. Athena helps to grow the brand’s position as the most storied real estate company within the industry and has led many high-profile endeavors; she was at the forefront of the brand’s pioneering smart home campaign, raised $6 million in two years to build 130 Habitat for Humanity homes, and led the Homes for Dogs program in partnership with Adopt-a-Pet.com that resulted in tens-of-thousands of dogs finding their furever home. She currently leads the CB Supports St. Jude program, which encourages the Coldwell Banker network’s 96,000+ real estate agents to make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital for every real estate transaction they represent. In her spare time, you can find her either digging up a new area in her yard for another flower bed or planning her next travel adventure. She's the proud mom of three cats Jolene, Ziggy and Lucy.

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1 Comment

  1. peter parmar
    March 18, 2016

    Very well! Green building is where the focus should be if we want the economy to grow. And this isn’t country specific. Here, in Sweden too we are concentrating on the same. When we look around we find many eco friendly buildings and this seems to be the new trend and we are glad it is the way it is.Here is another blog -http://www.exengo.se/miljobyggnad-


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