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Giving Your Home a Green Foundation
By Lauren Busser, Direct from the Designers’ Editorial Director
So, you’ve decided to build a green home in order to reduce your impact on the environment. Constructing that homes means giving careful consideration to every aspect of the design, from the roof to the foundation — everything from electrical work, air quality and sustainability, while keeping it affordable. There are lots of green technologies that use less water and electricity, but before you begin to add those to your design you should take a look at these basic concepts that will lay the foundation for your perfect green home.