How to live green comfortably
(NC)—A growing number of us are opting to 'live green' by minimizing our carbon footprints and creating a more responsible future. For homeowners who make active choices to reduce their carbon footprint, there are additional short- and long-term benefits for both their wallet and the environment.
Whether using LED-lighting or capturing rain water for irrigation, the benefits are significant and rewarding.
One green solution that more homeowners are considering, for example, is spray foam insulation. This modern material offers energy efficiency, cost savings and improved air quality while providing thermal comfort and air sealing year round.
An energy-efficient spray foam insulation (like that available from Icynene) is an increasingly popular choice since it works well in hard to reach areas of the home to ensure consistent indoor comfort. The solution can be applied to attics, basements and crawlspaces throughout the home and it maintains an air tight seal regardless of the temperature or weather conditions outside. Air sealing qualities help minimize excessive use of heating and cooling equipment thereby reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions. With the right materials, living green comfortably can be achieved for anyone looking to create a green, sustainable home. More information can be found at www.icynene.com.
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