Yes, you can. Being environmentally conscious or going green is the latest idea in new homes being built. Right now the green residential movement is in its infancy but experts agree that within the next five years entire developments of homes will be built on the going green platform.
If you do not want to wait that long or do not want to pay extra to have a green home built for you, take heart. Every day more environmentally conscious products for homes are being marketed. The latest trade shows for builders and rehabbers are stocked with products to make existing homes more energy efficient, environmentally positive, and green. Even if all you do is recycle and conserve energy,
you will make any home a little more green.
For overall information on how you can go green right in your existing home and for an overview of new green ideas go to www.weather.com. That’s right, The Weather Channel. The Weather Channel has a wonderful series called Forecast Earth in
addition to useful tips on how you can go green in your home.