Today’s home builders are intentional about incorporating energy efficiency and green materials into the building of their home. Sustainable materials are healthier for the environment in their making, upkeep and disposal. Energy efficient resources and appliances are also key to saving money over time. Potential home builders at Smith Mountain Lake will be pleased to note that area construction companies prioritize green building. Most offer environmentally friendly home designs and approaches to building. Many are certified in green building construction.
Whether looking for an environmentally friendly home to buy or building your own dream home at the lake, educating yourself on green building is the best first step. HGTV offers a concise overview of green building, its importance and several ways it contributes to environmental health and cost savings. Or, seek the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s website for further information.
Green building is already a popular trend at Smith Mountain Lake, where dream homes are also green homes.