Jul 072013
 

Orlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersAt Florida Green Home Brokers, we look forward to introducing you to high performance green homes for sale in Orlando FL

We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Green Home living your reality.

Below, please find a list of Green Homes that are currently available, as well as information about what makes Orlando a great city for a quality green living lifestyle.

Green Homes for sale in Orlando FL



Price Range
Location
Square Foot
Range
Best Green FeaturesBest Location
Features
Ref #
$278,000 - $382,000
Winter Garden
2,400 - 4,700
3 - 6 Bed
Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero ready22 Mile West Orange trail, 48 square mile Boating lake, 200 Acre nature park3209
$252,000 - $455,000
Windermere
1,700 - 4,300
3 - 6 Bed
Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyMultiple lakes and outdoor activities3207
$477,000 - $603,000
Dr Phillips
2,700 - 5,200Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyPublic transport to theme parks, hub access to all interstates3205

All of the above homes have multiple green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses andOrlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers maps, PLEASE REGISTER.

No Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Green Home wherever you want to live.

Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

What makes Orlando a great city for a quality green living lifestyle?

Transportation:  A new commuter rail system is under construction called SunRail, which will not only service Orlando, but surrounding cities as well.  There is a bus rapid transit system proving quick access to commuters and many of those vehicles can run on E85.  Several electric vehicles in its fleet, with many charging stations throughout the city.  For bikers, there are over 294 miles of trails and lanes.  The city is also exploring possible bike and car sharing schemes to reduce GHG from vehicles.
Parks:  The public has access to 100 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:          -Keep Orlando Beautiful More…   -Green Up Orlando More…   -Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance More…

Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Orlando Garden Club More…

Green Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:     -Whole Foods Market More…-Orlando Farmer’s Market More…  -Audubon Park Community Market More…   -College Park Farmer’s Market More…  -Several other farmer’s markets in the area More…  -The Fresh Market More…

Orlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersCity and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies: -Municipal buildings constructed to LEED standards and landscaping code revisions to maximize water efficiency More…  -10,000 Tree Initiative with goal of having 40% canopy coverage in the city More…  -Sustainability Plan to reduce GHG emissions and energy use, conserve natural resources such as water and trees, improve natural ecosystems such as water bodies, run public fleet entirely on renewable energy, develop transit oriented development to reduce the need of vehicles, and only engage in environmental preferable purchasing More…  -Rebates for energy efficient designs and use of renewable sources of energy More…

Green Communities:  The city is dedicated to preserving its green spaces in addition to planting trees throughout the city.  Named a Tree City USA, Orlando is committed to covering the city with trees.  In addition, there are many community gardens such as in Parramore and Festival Park.

City Recycling and Educational Opportunities:  The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green. -Single cart recycling for curbside pickup More…  -Several recycling drop off stations throughout the city as well as free compost for gardening More…  -Sustainable Materials Facility to effectively manage waste water as well as many other facilities to produce energy from waste More…  -Think Blue Program to educate businesses about water quality protection More…  -Outreach programs to inform about managing stormwater sustainably More…  -Green business workshop programs to teach about waste reduction and environmentally friendly products More…  -Orlando Science Center More…

Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking:  The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency. -The city has received the highest certification with a gold ranking More…

Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include: -Comprehensive sustainability plan outlining the goals of the future More…  -Green Neighborhood Program and POWER Program and awarded a Department of Energy Solar America Cities grant to increase use of solar energy More…   -Strong supporter of adopting Florida Friendly Landscape techniques More…  -Lynx transportation system uses biodiesel More…  -Green Up Orlando encourages residents to beautify their houses and neighborhoods More…  -City sponsored Bike to Work Day

For more information about homes for sale in Orlando FL, please register below.
We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

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     July 7, 2013

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