Monday, July 21, 2008

Benefits of Green Building

This article brought to you by Laurie Nadeau on behalf of the Environmental Task Committee of the Park City Board of Realtors...

Environmental benefits:
Enhance and protect our shared environment
Improve air and water quality
Reduce solid waste through recycling and conservation
Conserve natural resources

Economic benefits:
Reduce operating costs
Lower energy consumption
Increased value and profits (equity)
Improve employee productivity and satisfaction in the workplace
Longer life-cycle of building and green products

Health and community benefits:
Improve air, thermal, and acoustic environments
Enhanced comfort and health
Better overall quality of life

Simply put Green homes are better built, more comfortable and last longer.

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