2229 Friendship Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55337
Environmental awareness has been on the rise in recent years. With an ever-
growing understanding of the impact humans have on the planet, more and
more people are looking for ways to reduce their ecological footprint.
Sustainability is often thought of in terms of the environment, but it's about
time to start talking about sustainability in relation to architecture. According
to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, residential buildings
are responsible for almost 20% of Greenhouse gas emissions in the United
It's high time for homeowners to start looking into more sustainable building
practices. Luckily, plenty of ways to make your home more environmentally
Sustainability and Architecture
A study from MIT has found the benefits of sustainable design, and it has
become standard practice in many countries. The study looked at various
aspects of sustainability, such as energy use, indoor environmental quality, and
water usage. It paved the way for developing green building rating systems,
which are now widely helpful
in assessing a building's environmental
Today, many homeowners are looking to sustainable design principles when
they build or renovate their homes. This rise in green building practices has led
to the development of more environmentally friendly products and materials. A
2019 study revealed that nearly 40% of consumers in the United States had
purchased eco-friendly home and improvement products.
As sustainability becomes more mainstream, it's likely to see even more
sustainable homes built in the coming years.
Adapting to changing times
As the world becomes more aware of the importance of sustainability,
sustainable architecture will
likely become even more commonplace.
Homeowners who are looking to reduce their ecological footprints can do so by
making simple changes to the way they bu