Is Your Home Located in One of America’s Greenest Cities?

Check out some amazing green homes for sale

Mother Nature Network (MNN) recently ranked the top 10 greenest cities in America based on several key measurements. As I clicked through the ranking slideshow, I hoped my city of Atlanta would appear somewhere in that list (sadly, that is not the case). This green ranking got me curious about current homes for sale, so I went window shopping on to find some amazing green homes. Check these out!

Austin, Texas ranked No. 10 on MNN’s greenest cities list.

Single story David Weekley "Dodie" Green Home with a relaxing fr

9550 Savannah Ridge Dr #10, Austin, TX. Listed by Dorie & Gene Dillard. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors.

This craftsman style home is certified under the Environments for Living Program for optimum energy and meets Energy Star certification.

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206 Timberline Rd, Georgetown, TX. Listed by Lisa Hassel. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors.

This new construction home has a hot water recirculating system, not to mention a huge kitchen.

Chicago, Ill. ranked No. 9 on the greenest cities in America list.


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1841 North Orleans Street, Chicago, IL. Listed by Jennifer Ames. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

This Old Town neighborhood eco-friendly home even has a green roof over the garage.

No. 3 greenest city was Boston, Mass. 


15 Sagamore Lane, Boxford, MA. Listed by Judith Horne. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

Twenty-five miles north of Boston in Boxford, Mass., you’ll find this eco-friendly home equipped with geo-thermal heating.

Albuquerque, N.M. isn’t on the list but this home was too amazing not to show and tell.


13405 La Arista Place NE, Albuquerque, NM. Listed by Claudia Brown. Coldwell Banker Legacy.

This custom certified EPA Energy Star Home by renowned green builder Durano has amazing views of the canyon.

Another Energy Star certified home located in Aiken, S.C. for your viewing pleasure.

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2111 Solstice Meadow Lane, Aiken, SC. Listed by Kay Byrnes. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors.

This home with its tin roof and wrap-around porch has a contemporary yet old South feel.

Senior Manager, Public Relations for Coldwell Banker. Grew up in south Florida as an avid Seminole fan and attended college in the mountains of North Carolina. Athena wanted to wake up in that city that doesn’t sleep so headed to Madison Avenue to start her marketing career. Athena has been with this awesome brand for more than 15 years and can be found generating buzz about CB in every way possible. The one area of her job she loves the most is overseeing the Coldwell Banker Homes for Dogs Project in partnership with where hundreds of thousands of dogs have now found their fur-ever home. 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 resides with the Bukowski of our generation (AKA her husband) along with her cats Jolene, Ziggy and Lucy in Atlanta, Ga.

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