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What’s the Most Eco-Friendly Housing Option?

What’s the Most Eco-Friendly Housing Option?

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If you’re anything like me, you were raised with the mindset of caring deeply about the environment. Maybe you’re on your own now in the great big world, and you find eco-friendly consideration to be habitual. Even though you may have saved up enough cash to buy your first home, one question keeps hanging around in the back of your mind.

Is home purchase a life decision that negates your inherent stance of sustainable responsibility? Building from scratch

There’s something about being able to draft out your own living space that feels both exciting and empowering. Such a possibility pulls at your creative spirit and opens up a plethora of design options. However, the overall environmental cost is likely astronomical.

If you are considering building on a vacant plot, the land will have to be razed. Already, a marked increase in your carbon footprint is in effect. Alteration of the existent […]

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