However, if you focus on renovating your home to be energy-efficient - sealing drafts, changing your
lightbulbs, buying Energy Star appliances - you are going to see the difference in your monthly
electricity and gas bills.
down. Once you have sealed your doors and windows from those pesky drafts, you will be less prone
to colds and infections. Furniture made with sustainable materials - check out the gorgeous
Alexander & James Sofas - are generally free of chemicals and other hazardous materials that can
pollute both your home and the environment. Cleaning your home with green products frees you
and your family (including pets) from the dangers of toxic chemicals. These are just some of the ways
you can create a healthier place to live. Result!
resale value. Eco-friendly homes are future proof, and many home buyers will consider the green
credentials of a house before buying. Not only do they want to save money in the long run
(see point#1) but they also want to do their bit in saving the planet (see our next point).
Therefore, when you do start work on any home improvements, focus on sustainable materials
and planet-saving technology to both do your bit for the environment, and to raise your home’s
Save the world, save future generations of people, including your children and their children. If you ever wanted to be a superhero, being a green warrior in your own home is the best way to go about it (a Wonder Woman costume while you’re doing so is entirely optional).