In recent years, the prefix green has become increasingly unpopular, particularly in professional circles, in promoting environmentally responsible architecture.
The ideal green building would be a building project that would allow you to preserve most of the natural environment around the project site, while still being able to produce a building that is going to serve a purpose. The construction and operation will promote a healthy environment for all involved, and it will not disrupt the land, water, resources and energy in and around the building.
Now, let us take a look at why it is so important to go green. Most people will find when going green that they are able to reduce their carbon footprint and actually lend a helping hand to the environment. Green buildings are designed in such a way to reduce overall impact on environment and human health by:
Here are few ways we can go green.
The smaller the home, the smaller the impact it will have on the environment. Bigger houses take up more energy for cooling and illuminating. Try to keep the place manageable and cost effective. Pick a home that is not unnecessarily large, pick a home that fits your bill and provides just the amount of space you need.