Many of us are looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint and live greener lives, but sometimes it feels like a daunting task—and an expensive one.
It doesn't have to be. Today, it's easier than ever to craft a home that's in keeping with your eco-conscious lifestyle.
A “green home” is commonly defined as a residence designed to have minimal impact on the environment. Green constructions are built sustainably, often with recycled, reclaimed, renewable, or nontoxic materials, and their interiors are crafted to conserve water and energy. The increasing evidence of climate change and our role in it has made green homes more popular than ever.
Here are four simple changes to make your home more cost-efficient and better for the environment: