We LOVE that many people are going out of their way

to build high performance, green homes. It’s what we do, and have been doing for the last 20 plus years. This article from Freshome.com outlines 10 typical mistakes people make when either buying a lot, or building their homes. Let us know your thoughts in the comments which you think is the most important, or something they missed.

When building a green home one chooses to do so to reduce the harmful impact on the environment. Careful thought and consideration must be placed on every aspect of this home design, from the roof to the foundation to everything in between – electrical work, air quality, and affordability. It is important to lessen one’s footprint and not to disrupt the existing ecosystem. With all the knowledge and resources available to us today there really is no excuse for not being environmentally conscientious.

Read more: https://freshome.com/2013/06/21/10-mistakes-to-avoid-when-building-a-green-home/#ixzz41yJIZ9Nl