Green Building – What Is It? (via )


We all hear the term Green Building, but surely the concept must be something natural. Spending a lot of money to save on operating energy is at best counter productive, and at worst just plain stupid.
The biggest opportunity we will ever have to leave a small footprint on this world, is with the choices we make when we build our homes.
This article helps us to understand some of the choices that we need to make.

Green Building, green construction, sustainable building – whatever you call it, it's using environmentally responsible, resource-efficient building practices and materials. Green building considers a structure's entire life-cycle: from getting the site ready to erecting a building, operating the facilities, maintenance, renovation, and even deconstruction. Buildings account for a large amount of land use, energy and water consumption, even atmos … Read More

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