What are the benefits when building “Green”?

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Most Sterling Homes clients choose to build green due to the enormous environmental benefits, and the long-term bottom line savings. Building green means maximizing both economic and environmental performance. The Sterling Homes team works together, from the very beginning, and takes an integrated approach to ensure that the homeowner receives maximum benefits.

According to the United States Environmental Protections Agency, the following are the potential benefits when building Green:

Environmental benefits

  • Enhance and protect biodiversity and ecosystems
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Reduce waste streams
  • Conserve and restore natural resources

Economic benefits

  • Reduce operating costs
  • Create, expand, and shape markets for green product and services
  • Improve occupant productivity
  • Optimize life-cycle economic performance

Social benefits

  • Enhance occupant comfort and health
  • Heighten aesthetic qualities
  • Minimize strain on local infrastructure
  • Improve overall quality of life