By Belle Dixon. Interior. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd, 2018 - 01:38:24 AM.
Green homes are very suitable to be built for you who want to save money in building the home. It is a framework to guide the people who are going to build a home on a budget while protecting the environment. It focuses on themes of waste, energy, water and transport.
There are many guidelines you need to know before building this home. It is to help you giving advice and action plans on ways to prevent and reduce waste and energy used in the home, conserve water and many other things you need to consider. Here are the guidelines to help you consider in building this kind of home.
As this home is built with the consideration of reducing the waste and energy, you are recommended to build the home not more than you need. It means you your home width is just right to fit your need.
You are not recommended to build a home that is too large for you, because it will contain wasted space, unused space and cost more to run, heat and cool. The next guideline is that you need to be wise in determining the lot size and location.
You need to find the right plot for your green homes without damaging a peaceful ecosystem. It can disrupt the lives and dens of local wildlife. Besides, you are recommended to build a home having the windows majority placed on the southern side to let your home have unobstructed solar access during the day. It will reduce the energy cost by 10 %.
You also need to place the overhangs and awnings to shield the sun’s hot summer rays. Use materials that will absorb and radiate the sun’s heat. Plant trees near your home is good to offer natural shade on southern sides and take advantage of skylights (with shades) to maximize the sun’s energy.
There are still many other guidelines you need to fulfill due to the requirement of building this home. Make sure you fulfill those requirements to have the perfect guidelines for your green homes.
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