What is an ecofriendly home Many people are exploring new options when it comes to building and for many the sustainable approach to homebuilding is the future of residential construction in the U.S. Ecofriendly is moving into the mainstream. As a result, ecofriendly builders have been popping up across the nation and Asheville, NC is a hotbed.
A recent article in the Asheville CitizenTimes reported that Asheville currently has green builders and a thriving solarenergy industry. Primarily, the focus of an ecofriendly home builder is to build homes responsibly by minimizing environmental impact and providing a structure that is highly energy efficient and healthy to live in.While building a green home is a challenge in itself, giving back to the community and trying to make a difference at the same time is really an achievement to be proud of. Some western North Carolina builders have figured out how to do just that.
Deltec Homes, based in Asheville, NC doesn’t just talk about green building; they live it. Currently, they are in the process of renovating their Ashevillebased offices and manufacturing facility. They are implementing energyefficient production methods supported by Heath Shuler’s Small Energy Efficient Business Act, signed into law as part of the Energy Bill. They have a goal, within the next years, to continue to use completely renewable power to produce their homes and to drastically reduce their energy footprint addition, Deltec has teamed up with another Ashevillebased builder, EcoBuilders, to create a new green home for a New Orleans family who was displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
The widelyrecognized ABCTV show “Extreme Makeover”: Home Edition requested that they accept the challenge and the show is expected to air on May at : p.m. EcoBuilders, a premier Asheville green builder, is also busy working on another highlypublicized project the Southern Living Green Idea House. บ้านมือสองนนทบุรี is being built at Whisper Mountain, located outside of the city of Asheville and near Hot Springs and Leicester, in a community where conservation and preservation meet.