Including a green design for your home provides a chance to more efficiently use your resources. MW Designs specializes in green design. They can assure that your new home leaves a small footprint on the environment.
Reduce what you’re using everyday, try to find a more efficient way
Just like individual can reduce their level of waste with more efficient living, a house can be designed to achieve the same goal. There are numerous features included in a home that make it more friendly to the environment by reducing the amount of energy it uses.
LED and CFL Lighting
LED and CFL lighting costs more to install in a home upfront. However, this small investment provides a large amount of savings over the life of the home. Compared to traditional incandescent lighting, LED and CFL options use much less energy, which is beneficial to the environment and your pocketbook.
Energy Star Appliances
An appliance with the Energy Star sticker has been designed to be efficient and energy saving. In addition, these appliances provide the quality that you expect. An Energy Star appliances have a place in any green home.
Fittingly, the nature surrounding a home can be used to make it more environmentally friendly. For example, proper placement of trees can be helpful throughout the year. They can provide shade to keep your house cool in the summer and allow more sunlight to reach the house in the colder months.
Insulation may be the most important green upgrade in home construction. Since adding more insulation after the home is completed can be costly, be sure to get an adequate amount installed during the construction process.
A green home is good for the environment. If you want your home to reflect your commitment to the world around you, contact MW Designs about going green.