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Proper Priorities for Sustainable Green Building

What are the necessary priorities for sustainable green building practices?

As we look further into the sustainability of green building then a discussion of priorities is in order.  First a point of clarification: when I use the term “green building” I am referring to the practice of building and remodeling homes with products that are sustainable/renewable, and that are as efficient as possible to reduce the consumption of energy and maximize the quality of the indoor air. 

In last week’s blog I suggested that the priorities of most that are pursuing a “green” lifestyle are backwards – particularly when it comes to building and maintaining an energy efficient home.  The priorities of most seem to be 1) environment, 2) money, 3) people.  Let’s look at why that is problematic… keep reading

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