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What Does It Mean To Go Green in Your Huntsville Home Construction?

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On December 31, 2009

5642905_blogWorking to have a safe Huntsville home environment is important to everyone.  We want our children to have safe water, clean air, fresh food and a healthy earth for their future.

One area where you might consider decreasing your impact on the environment is in your own home construction.  There are several ways you can have a safe and clean green home construction.

  • Find a “green” builder to help with your Huntsville home.  Search the Internet for professional green builders.  It takes a special contractor to coordinate the elements of home building to ensure maximum energy savings.  Buying green materials is just one step toward having a green home.  To achieve ultimate efficiency, the different structural parts of plumbing, electricity, gas lines, and framework need to be coordinated.
  • Buy green materials from different vendors.  Shop around to ensure you are getting the best deal.  One vendor may sell stone at an exceptional price, but his timber may be overpriced.  Natural supplies can be in short availability in some areas.  Natural builders and vendors are working together to build a greener home construction industry, but it is still a business.  It is your responsibility as the homeowner to make sure that you are getting the best deal.
  • Continue the “green” theme with your home decorations and furnishings.  The construction of your green home saves resources and energy.  You can reduce your impact on the environment even further by using energy saving appliances, eco-friendly interior paint, and sustainable wood flooring in your home.

Building your Huntsville home using green construction is a great start to a cleaner, brighter future. 

I can help you learn more about green home construction options.  Call me at 800-803-0053, 256-508-0211 or email me at mike@movetohuntsville.com for more information.

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