Ideas For Green Remodeling In MA

Consider an eco-friendly approach to your remodeling project. Green remodeling essentially entails using certain products and processes that are not detrimental to the earth or for your well-being. The following are a few ideas for green remodeling in MA.

Selecting Green Products

Buy locally produced products. This results in less fuel consumption for transportation. Local products can be better adapted to the regional climate. Also use recycled materials to help lower the amount of refuse in land fills. Evaluate options such as bamboo as they are durable and easily reproduced. Also evaluate what products are made of and select those with few volatile compounds. This may help maintain air quality in your home. Eco-friendly alternatives can be easily included in your rehab project.

Energy Usage of Appliances

Efficient options will not only improve the environment but also save money. Windows and doors come in energy saving models and when properly installed will minimize air leaks. Appliances such as washing machines can save significant water waste. For all appliances, elect Energy Star rated options which use less electricity. Evaluate other materials that can have energy efficient options such as low-flush toilets. All make a little impact on saving natural resources and reducing your expenses.

Practices that Minimize Waste

During your renovation, think about recycling removed materials rather than tossing them. Many items can be re-used by others. Eliminate waste by not leaving water running when brushing teeth and reusing rain water for gardening.

Ideas For Green Remodeling In MA

Green choices can make your house more comfortable, maintain natural resources, and reduce expenses. For a little extra work, it generates a worthwhile return. Natural resources are rapidly depleting and we each should do our part. This blog on ideas for green remodeling in MA was provided by Christopher Graves at Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company.

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About Chris Graves

I grew up in Massachusetts, spent the majority of my young adult life in Boston, and own a home in Windham NH. I have owned properties in MA and NH. I specialize in mortgage lending in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and my company does have the ability to lend in other states. I graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst Massachusetts in 2002. I have a Bachelor’s in Science. In addition to managing a team of loan officers my personal loan production is always in the top of the entire of company. I have personally been in the mortgage business for over 13 years. I pride myself with taking my clients from application to close in the smoothest and quickest way possible, while keeping them well informed during the entire process. I originate my own loans from start to finish and work hand in hand with my loan processors & underwriters to make sure I am updated to the minute with all of my files. I stay up to date with lending guidelines and speak with underwriters on a daily basis to ensure I am aware of all of the lending guidelines in place.

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