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Different Green Building Practices that give a new Dimension to Environmental Friendly Construction

Posted by: Bhushan Avastthi | Posted on: July 9th, 2013

Green building has been received with open hands by general public. There are so many environmental friendly campaigns running around with the fundamentals of renewable sources of energy being on top. We are now seeing the use of natural resources to avoid artificial technology in buildings as much as possible. Green building has been developed with this concept. It is also known as sustainable building for this reason. We have mentioned certain green building practices in this article; that will help you in planning to construct your own residential space for your loved ones. Let us look at these practices in detail:

Different Green Building Practices that give a new Dimension to Environmental Friendly Construction

  • Sustainable Building Resources:

    In green buildings, it is very useful to have sustainable building resources so that renewable sources of energy can be utilized. Materials that can be recycled or reclaimed are utilized in the buildings so that there is preservation of environment. It is also very important to utilize waste materials effectively so that you can utilize economic utility of resources quite effectively.

  • Opt For Renewable Sources of Energy:

    Renewable sources of energy should be utilized in residences so that there is effective utilization of energy. Solar power needs to be utilized efficiently so that there is always abundance of energy for generating electricity and can be useful for heating purposes. Wind generators can be installed for producing electricity. Nowadays there are kits available that can be used to generate energy and fuel for the residences. This way you can not only preserve energy but also make sure that there is abundance of energy available for future use. It also encourages environmentalists to promote healthy living.

  • Usage of Eco-friendly Paint:

    With the help of eco-friendly paints nowadays it is very easy to have organic sources of pigments rather than harmful volatile material. Hence it is very easy for the residents to have healthier options for living rather than have unhealthy gas fumes or chemical smells. For furniture paint always go for natural oils like olive oil and lemon-juice mixture rather than traditional chemical varnishes. You can use your favorite essential oil to add fragrance to your residence and skip those artificial air freshening sprays and chemical vapors.

When you go for green building it is very essential to follow the practices mentioned above to keep it pollution free and environmental friendly.

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About Author:

Bhushan Avsatthi

Bhushan Avsatthi is a senior manager, consultant, BIM expert and a green building advisor with more than 15 years of industry experience. Bhushan imbibes the prophecy of efficient and prudent use of energy in his day to day life and advices his team to do so as well. He is also involved in green initiatives like nonprofit tree plantation project and promotes using cycles for commuting small distances. Bhushan, handles a team of architects, Structural and MEP engineers, LEED consultants and Energy modeling experts.