The Benefits of an Eco-Friendly Home

When you build in an environmentally friendly way there are a number of benefits, along with being cost effective and rewarding.  Alongside helping to protect the environment you can also expect increased energy efficiency, lower bills and require less maintenance over time.  It is now easier than ever to create a more energy efficient and greener home thanks to all of the information and support we can provide you.

Having a lower carbon footprint.

It is important that we all take our carbon footprint into consideration and work towards reducing the impact we have on the environment.  In light of the Climate Crisis, it is important that we constantly work to sustain the planet for our future generations.  By having an overall lower carbon footprint than other houses, an Eco-Friendly Home is one of the best ways to achieve this.

Increased energy and water efficiency.

By incorporating energy efficient systems through your home, you will noticeable cut the price of bills.  The initial setup cost of the system will soon be earned back through the energy and water savings you will make.  With a growing population, the costs and demand for energy are only set to increase.  The increased energy and water efficiency in your Eco-Friendly Home will help to reduce costs as well as using less of our planet’s non-renewable resources.

Increased property value.

Buyers are increasingly starting to see the benefits that Eco-Friendly Homes offer, from a more sustainable and future proof way of living to lower running costs. Green homes are now sought after and attract a much higher property value than their non-green counterparts. Investing in an Eco-Friendly Home now means you’ll be one step ahead for the future. 

Less overall maintenance.

When building an Eco-Friendly Home, the aim is to construct a home that has as little effect on the surrounding environment as possible, whilst also being built to last. The extended lifespan and less need for general upkeep can help to reduce your home’s environmental impact, whilst the building materials themselves are often more durable and need less maintenance. This saves money on repairs, helps to save time long-term and also helps your home look like newer for longer.

Have a healthier indoor environment.

Most building products contain environmentally-harmful substances to some degree, whether this is from the manufacturing process or from within the material itself.  By choosing to build an Eco-Friendly Home, you avoid these harmful finishes, chemicals and evironmental pollutants.  This creates a much healthier home environment whilst also making them far safer to build with than their non-eco counterparts.

At Ethical Partnership, our business is focused around our values. In everything that we do, we seek to protect and conserve the natural environment and finite resources of the planet and reflect this in the way we advise our clients, design schemes and select our partners. When builidng an Eco-Friendly Home we can provide all of the checks, submissions and advice needed to create a home which considers not only the needs of you and your family, but those of the environment as well.

We offer a comprehensive range of ecology and landscape services to both public and private sector clients to enable them to design developments and other schemes that are sensitive to the needs of wildlife, landscape and habitats. We help our clients protect and conserve local and global environmental resources, have been successful in securing standard and bespoke environmental permits and have an excellent working relationship with the Environment Agency and the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency

With such as vast range of experience, no planning consultancy is better suited to tackle the advise on Eco-Friendly Homes as we are.  So contact us today so we can provide the perfect home for you and together protect the environment for future generations. 

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