Arizona Foothills Magazine – Desert Star Construction: Build Smart, Build Green

Go green. Build green. Live Green. Green is everywhere. The trend in housing is building green, but what does that really mean, how much will it actually cost and does it come at the sacrifice of luxury? I endeavored to tackle these questions and find some answers. I endeavored to tackle these questions and find some answers.

The simplest definition: green building is a way that minimizes the impact on the environment, is both cost effective and energy efficient and creates a healthy living atmosphere. As energy prices continue to climb and more people become aware of their personal impact on the environment, green building has moved from the fringe to the mainstream of the construction industry.

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