These are some of the questions that we've found to be of interest to our clients.


A: The residences we build are structures that are designed and constructed to minimize their impact on the environment by using energy-efficient materials, appliances, and systems, as well as incorporating features that promote water conservation and the use of renewable energy sources.

A: Some examples of sustainable building materials include:

  • Bamboo
  • Recycled steel
  • Cork
  • Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
  • Linoleum
  • Recycled plastic lumber
  • Straw bales
  • Fly ash

A: The benefits of building a sustainable residence include:
  • Lower energy bills
  • Enhanced indoor air quality
  • Reduced environmental impact
  • Increased durability and longevity
  • Improved comfort and health of residents

A: We make our sustainable residences more energy efficient by:

  • Using energy-efficient appliances and systems
  • Incorporating renewable energy sources, such as solar panels and heat pumps
  • Using insulation and other energy-saving building materials
  • Incorporating natural lighting and ventilation
A: Some ways to conserve water in a sustainable residence building include:
  • Installing low-flow showerheads and toilets
  • Collecting and reusing greywater
  • Incorporating rainwater harvesting systems
  • Using drought-resistant landscaping
A: Sustainable residences promote healthy indoor air quality by:
  • Using low-emitting, non-toxic building materials and finishes
  • Incorporating natural ventilation and air filtration systems
  • Using non-toxic cleaning and maintenance products
  • Avoiding the use of pesticides and other harmful chemicals

A: A sustainable residence benefits the

environment by:

  • Reducing energy consumption and so reducing greenhouse gas emissions
  • Conserving water resources
  • Reducing waste and pollution
  • Promoting biodiversity and protecting natural habitats

A:  Some common misconceptions about sustainable residence building include:
  • It's not as aesthetically pleasing

  • It's too difficult to maintain

  • It's not as durable

  • It's not as comfortable

  • It's too expensive

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