With climate change being witnessed across the globe, the demand for green buildings has risen. It is the need of the hour for a secure future of our upcoming generations. Green buildings aim to reduce carbon footprints and helps in conserving energy and resources. As buyers now are more conscious of their environmental impact builders are adapting to this change and embracing eco-friendly construction practices for a better future. Builders are targeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified projects to have minimum wastage of resources and practicing architecture that is sustainable.
Why Green buildings are important?
Green buildings help save energy at every level i.e. from design to construction material. They are not only less expensive to maintain but also more suitable for the environment. The residential projects are focusing to use the integrated technologies that help inefficient use of renewable energy and reduced emission of carbon in the environment. The usage of methods like solar panels makes the building design in sync with the natural environment and energy-efficient.
Green buildings aim to reduce water consumption and reduce wastage of water at every level from drinking water to wastewater. Rainwater harvesting system is one of the most common sustainable practices being commonly adopted by all green buildings for collecting water for indoor as well as outdoor usage to foster a healthy relationship with the environment.
Health and well being
Sustainable buildings not only help the environment but also the health of the people living in them. Since sustainable construction practices aim at using chemical-free material and paints, indoor air quality is much better than other buildings. It keeps the indoor room temperature pleasant and better ventilation, thus good for the health of its residents.
Green building promotes the reduction of wastage and the optimal utilization of resources. The usage of recyclable and sustainable material helps in better waste management. The reduction of trash and pollution at the time of construction leads to the reduction of environmental
Due to global warming, the importance of green building and environmental impact awareness has increased. While every industry is now focusing on adopting greener practices, real estate is also contributing by being sustainably responsible leaving the lowest environmental footprints as possible.
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