South Florida Picks Up It’s Efforts to Building More Green Homes For Better Living
Living green is not only an environmentally conscious decision, it’s a lifestyle, and its one that we choose to support as a top general contractor firm in South Florida. The benefits of “building green” are endless and not simply a developmental trend. The importance and impact of green living on economical, environmental and social causes will continue to be relevant in today’s society. We take strides with our clients to make sure we can deliver them the ultimate healthy and happy lifestyle through the proper construction of their home.
One way to help lessen our carbon footprint is to make an effort in the approach to our building techniques. A common misconception about green building is that it is much more costly and time consuming than a regular development project. However on the contrary, studies have shown that when green living projects are planned as such from the beginning, it is in fact that green building is not substantially higher in cost than regular development projects. This means that before any construction can start, there needs to be a conscious discussion between all teams involved in the project, allotting thoughtful decisions to be made in advance with the architect and/or interior designer on the project.
In addition to economic comparability, green building provides many benefits that help our clients contribute to a healthy, happy and conscious lifestyle. Here’s a quick breakdown:
Benefits of Building Green:
- Energy Saving
- Water Saving
- Low Maintenance
- Improved Health
- Improved Air Quality
- Material Efficiency (i..e use of recycled materials)
- Increased Property Value
- Overall Better Quality of Life
Newman Construction is LEED-Certified, meaning we take pride in maintaining Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Take a look at some of our past projects that were created and executed based on green living:
For more information on how to start your next green building initiative, contact us today: (305) 933-2583.