We’re constantly thinking of new and creative ways to save money, from clothing swaps to no-spend days to making your coffee instead of buying it. Often times, coming up with inventive ways to save money takes time and effort, and often leaves us feeling like we’re missing out — but it doesn’t have to be that way.
Making eco-friendly changes, whether big or small, to your home can have a huge impact on both the planet and your wallet. In fact, according to the US Department of Energy, making your home greener can save anywhere from $723–$1182 annually. Whether you’re looking to build, remodel, or simply spruce up your home, there are opportunities in every room to make more sustainable choices.
If you’ve never looked into eco-friendly home improvements, you may not even know where to start. The animation below outlines the anatomy of a green home and gives 24 suggestions on how to go green and save green.
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Don’t think that one person can’t make a difference? If everybody thought like that nothing would ever get done. Protecting and preserving the environment is everybody’s responsibility and everything that we do or buy or consume has an impact on it, whether that’s positive or negative. By making some small changes, with minimal added effort, you can transform your lifestyle and make big difference to your impact on the environment.
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Whether you can’t wait to implement a new interior design style you’ve always dreamed of, or are getting ready to make more room for your growing family, the thought of remodeling your home can be incredibly thrilling.
As you walk through the steps of how to accomplish enhancing your living space however, it can also become overwhelming. When remodeling your home there are many things to consider such as:
- What parts of your home do you love that you want to keep?
- What should be nixed and started over from scratch?
As you begin to research the vast amount of options for home remodeling, you will want to decide where sustainability falls into your remodeling priorities.
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