Did you know that by simply replacing incandescent light bulbs with LEDs or installing programmable thermostats, you can reduce your carbon footprint, help the environment and even save money? As Americans become more environmentally conscious, it’s increasingly common to apply simple eco-enhancements to our living spaces.
In fact, thanks to emerging technology, it’s easier than ever to make an existing home or new build more environmentally friendly. Here are some simple steps to get you started:
If you’re building a new home, you’re in an advantageous position when it comes to eco-friendly options. Advancements in construction techniques and technologies now make it more feasible to build a residence that is easier on the environment and your wallet. Consider the following:
While modern building techniques to reduce your carbon footprint and make your house more energy efficient are amazing when you’re planning to build, you may just be looking for ideas to make your existing residence more eco-friendly. Here are three places to begin:
There are many ways to be eco-friendly, and fortunately, some take very little effort. By making a few minor upgrades to your home and outdoor spacer, or considering eco-innovations when you are building, you can reduce your impact on the environment while enjoying cost advantages. Ultimately, it’s a win for everyone when we take the small steps that add up to a big, positive impact on our planet.
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