Green buildings are buildings which are energy efficient to run, are water efficient minimising the use of water, make use of sustainable construction materials, have a light footprint on the environment, create a healthier home and which minimise waste, both during construction and in the operation of the home.
Benefits of green buildings are:
Next week I'll discuss how you can make your home more environmentally sustainable. Read How to make your home green and environmentally friendly and save moneyand More ways to make your home environmentally friendly
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