More and more homeowners are considering eco-friendly finishes and fittings for their properties. A slow process but one that is gaining momentum with each year.
Maintaining a home and every day expenses can be costly, can add up.
Electricity can be considered costly.
Water usage is dependent upon rainfall consistency, firstly.
Efficiency throughout a home can have its ups and downs with our climate and building structure.
If being an environment-conscious homeowner or tenant is at the top of your list, here are Things To Look For when creating a more earth-happy environment within your home and during your stay, here in Bermuda:
- energy-efficient appliances
- sealed windows
- eco-friendly flooring
- onsite composting system
- using waste water for flushing/other
- electric car charger
- gas appliances
- adjustable a/c, heat system
- ceiling fans to circulate air, distribute air properly
- solar energy
(and, while outdoors):
- beach cleanup events
- recycling programs
- plants around the exterior of the house (and within)
- clean water tank
- paint-friendly (no lead)
- proper humidity system
The first environment that needs your care is yours. Improve your immediate environment and you improve your self then others and surrounding communities.
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