Benefits of Green BuildingBuilding green has been gaining popularity and recognition rapidly since the 1990s. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has given this movement a lot of attention, they have raised the benefits of green building. From the more obvious environmental benefits to the economic and social benefits, they have highlighted the importance of keeping buildings environmentally friendly.
Environmental benefits of green building ranges from conservation and restoration of natural resources to improving air and water quality. As for the economic benefits, you can expect reduced operating costs while at the same time improving your productivity inside your home. The welfare of society is also taken account as green buildings enhances the occupants comfort and health which improves the overall quality of life.