It is our responsibility as human beings to preserve and protect the environment. The construction industry grows with technology, and we continue to see improvements in regards to green construction every single year. There are numerous benefits of green construction from both an environmental and economic standpoint. Unfortunately, most people know very little about green construction and therefore do not fully appreciate its significance in the world today.
We are happy to say that green construction practices are growing in popularity in the United States and many different parts of the world. Keep reading to learn more green construction and how it is shaping the industry for the better!
The Goal Of Green Construction
The main goal of green construction is to reduce the harmful impact that new construction (ex: a building) has on the environment by utilizing eco-friendly practices. An example of such is energy efficiency.
Common Green Construction Practices
Many green construction practices have grown tremendously in popularity in recent years. Not only do many of these practices an effective means of conserving energy, but they also translate to monetary savings as well. Here are some of the most green-friendly construction practices available to builders today:
-Using sustainable building materials (Ex: recycled glass, steel, asphalt)
-Using energy-efficient doors and windows
-Using renewable energy for powering buildings (Ex: commercial solar panels)
-Utilizing natural light whenever possible
-Using lower volatile organic compounds paints
-Water purification systems
The Benefits Of Green Building
There are several benefits of eco-friendly construction for both a building and its occupants. In addition to reducing the environmental impact, many benefits of green construction include:
-Lower energy costs
-Healthier employees in green buildings
-Attracts employees and customers
-Better business image
-Typically better resale value in green buildings
Reliable’s Green Commitment
By using eco-friendly construction practices, you can ensure that a space is healthy, safe, and comfortable. We are happy to say that Reliable Contracting Inc. has an environmental commitment. We are always concerned about our companies impact on the environment whenever we complete a projects.
ABOUT RELIABLE CONTRACTING
Reliable is dedicated to delivering quality products, displaying professionalism within the firm, seeking new opportunities for expansion and profitability, and providing an environment for individual success. If you have a commercial or residential construction project that you need taken care of, please contact Anne Arundel County’s largest site-work contractor today by calling 410-987-0313 or visiting our website. You can also follow Reliable Contracting on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter!
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