Green design is not just the result of incorporating one or two energy saving technologies into a project. It is the process of designing the whole building to sit lightly upon the land. It is a design that takes into account energy savings for heating, cooling and lighting; water efficiency, reduced rain water run off, as well as indoor air quality. It also looks at taking advantage of views and day lighting, and using materials that are regional, reused, recycled and rapidly renewable.
These are just a few possible concepts for creating a sustainable design. There are many more to consider that we can discuss for your project. It is not difficult to incorporate energy efficient and sustainable design elements into a project. We just need to work toward this goal from the initial concepts.
We can help you through the process, whether your intention is to incorporate just a few energy saving technologies, a passive solar home, net-zero home, or you want to have a home that is LEED Certified.