The Advantages of Green Building

by David Fisher 07/07/2019

There are definitely some benefits to going green. When you build green, there are savings generated in the areas of home operations, maintenance, healthcare, and water. These savings can provide you both short, and long-term returns on your investment. You can maximize your economic performance as well as environmental performance when you apply these sustainable building strategies.Here are some advantages of green building that you need to know:

Water Conservation and Energy Efficiency

When you build green, you will not only reduce your dependence on natural resources, but you will also minimize your energy bills and utility bills. A green building saves water and energy use, resulting in a low carbon footprint for your home.

Improved Air Quality 

Improved air quality is one of the benefits of a green building. Fresh air is essential for healthy living and breathing in fresh air is one of the most significant advantages of building green. When you build green, your children, workers, parents, and every other person living or working in your building will enjoy good-quality air, reducing the likelihood of contracting airborne diseases. 

Reduced Carbon Footprint

Another benefit of green building is the reduction of carbon emission into the atmosphere. An excellent way of reducing carbon emission is by keeping your environment and project clean and minimizing the amount of waste you produce. When you do this, you will significantly reduce the release of toxic gases into the atmosphere and contribute to a safer, cleaner environment.Increased Property Value It is worth noting that green buildings are now in high demand because of their sustainable components that significantly reduced maintenance cost. 

Increased Productivity

Green buildings are efficient and well run which helps to improve productivity. When the air is clean, there is a flow of natural light, and energy resources operate efficiently. Workers in a green environment tend to be more productive because their attention is not dividedby stale air or lack of adequate light.

Improved Employee Attendance

When a workplace is environmentally friendly, workers will be excited to go to their place of work. The advantage of an environmentally friendly workplace is that it creates positive vibes and improves the health of workers. Therefore, workers will be happy to work in such an environment and will be eager to go to work every working day.

Be sure to have your agent highlight your home's green features when you are looking to sell to make it more attractive to environmentally conscious buyers, and buyers looking to save money in the long run.

About the Author
Author

David Fisher

My Brief Resume: 

       Captain-Massachusetts State Police (28 years) Retired. 

       Attorney (26 years) Law Offices of Timothy Burke-Retired. 

       Real Estate Broker (23 years) EXIT Beacon Pointe Realty. 

       Licensed Home Improvement Contractor (21 years). 

As a Realtor with EXIT Beacon Pointe: 

       Cape Cod Real Estate Program Manager; 

       Public Safety Real Estate Program Manager; 

       Expired Listings Real Estate Program Manager. 

Publications: 

       Buying Property On Cape Cod; 

       Buying Property In Massachusetts;

       Selling Secrets;

       Selling The "Unsellable" Home; 

       For Sale By Owner Guide: Cape Cod; 

       Home Improvements That Improve Values.

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