Green Blog Post Round Up

Written by Zachery Adam

May 13, 2019

Green Blog Post Round Up   

At GoPrime Mortgage, Inc. . we want to focus a lot of our energy on the environment. We understand that our connection to the land runs far deeper than the homes we buy. To be stewards of the land, we can start in our own back yard. Over the years, we’ve published a number of blog posts on topics of energy conservation, green building, and healthy living. In this post, we want to share a quick round up of those Green Blog past posts to open the conversation up to you. How do you see the Asheville community going green in the coming months or years?  

Save Water 

Recently, we made this post about saving water in the Asheville area. We discussed everything from daily water use reduction to ways to collect and reuse water. We even provided some practical tips like checking your plumbing for leaks that could potentially cost you in terms of your water bill without even knowing it.  

Of course, daily reduction can be as simple as turning off the faucet or taking shorter showers. Whatever you choose to do, there are ways you can impact the local environment by using less water.  

Green Houses in Demand 

Back in 2016, we wrote this post about green houses and the kind of impact they’re making in modern real estate trends. We talked about how green building initiatives are becoming normal in the construction industry, including the estimate that 20% of new homes built by next year will be green. It’ll be interesting to review that number in the next 12 months.  

We also talked about the financial value of green building as well as the positive health benefits of choosing to live in a home constructed using green materials and methods.  

Trends in Environmental Housing 

In the same year, we took a closer look at the 6 of the top trends in environmentally friendly housing. They included:  

  • Tiny homes 
  • Recycled homes 
  • Green roofs 
  • Solar energy systems 
  • Better building designs 
  • Energy efficiency improvement 

We also looked at some of the ways you can improve a home you want to buy to have a better environmental impact. Things like saving water, improving insulation, and how to maintain your yard.  

Healthy Living in Asheville 

Living in harmony with the environment is about a lot more than just the efficiency of your home. We also want to promote healthy living in the Asheville area. And there are few places in the country as dedicated to a healthy lifestyle as our own mountain town.  

We talked about outdoor activities to get your moving, healthy food choices in the area, and the overall health consciousness of the Asheville community.  

Tiny Houses are The Next Big Thing 

In 2017, we expanded on the options of living small with a post showcasing tiny houses in the Asheville area. We discussed the legalities of tiny homes, specifically in regards to wheels versus foundation. We offered resources for those who might be interested in building or living tiny in Western North Carolina.  

We also didn’t get around to discussing some of the advancements in the tiny house movement. Specifically, the adoption of Appendix Q into the international building code. While North Carolina hasn’t adopted it yet, it will make it easier to build tiny homes in our state.  

What other environmental topics do you want to read about? What has an impact on your experience living and buying a home in Asheville? Thank you for reading our Green Blog Post Round Up. We want to hear from you, so contact us today 

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