Whether you are looking to build new or renovate existing, there are many opportunities to purchase building supplies that have a lower carbon footprint and that will provide a healthy living environment. This can be achieved by choosing sources that are natural, chemical free and locally sourced.
Depending on where you live, different building approaches should be considered to help maximize efficiencies on energy and water needs. It is also important to think about what is involved in the process to both build and maintain your future building.
Seeds for Eco Communities is developing a fact sheet on things to think about when you are planning a green building project, stay tuned!