Guide To Green Building – Go Green !
Green Building Design – Go Green
Green home design uses architectural strategies and smart individual home features to reduce energy and natural resource consumption. Therefore, the green home building concept is built around using sustainable building materials, renewable resources, and materials with a low environmental impact whenever possible.
Eco-friendly homes also incorporate energy-saving features, such as low-energy lighting and low-flow faucets wherever possible. Additionally, sustainable materials are used to build the structure, choosing ecofriendly for the features that make it a functional home. Additionally, these features reduce the environmental impact to a minimum.
Elements Design Build is proud to incorporate many of these concepts as standard features in our homes.
Tips For Green Home Building – Go Green
1. Choose a plan that allows plenty of natural light into the home.
2. Then, add energy-efficient finishes whenever possible.
3. Also, choose low-VOC paints and finishes.
4. Then, opt for renewable, sustainable flooring, such as bamboo.
5. Next, install energy-efficient appliances.
6. Finally, consider high-efficiency HVAC systems.
Remember, each little change you make in your home and its design can add up to big savings in terms of your environmental footprint. Go Green!
Find Accurate Info About Green Construction Techniques – Go Green
The vast amount of information available about building green can be overwhelming. Therefore, to assist our customers in making environmentally sensitive decisions while building their new home, Elements Design Build has compiled this handy guide to building green.
Resources For Green Build
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Department of Energy
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy
The Environmental Protection Agency
The Forest Stewardship Council
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Our National Resources Conservation Service
United States Green Home Building Council
EarthCraft House (Southeast region)
The Green Home Building Resource Guide
Green Home Guide
Low Impact Living
Solar Living Institute
Green Living Tips
New American Dream
US National Fenestration Rating Council
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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