In regards to Santa Clarita real estate many people wonder what makes a home green. These days there is a lot of talk about living greener in the home and reducing one’s carbon footprint, all in an effort to make less of an impact on the earth and our environment. Reduce, reuse, recycle has become a mantra for many and it has spread to Santa Clarita real estate, as well as real estate across the country.
If you are looking for a green Santa Clarita property you are looking for a home that demonstrates energy efficiency, water efficiency, and resource efficiency. An energy efficient home will have appliances, windows, and doors that meet Energy Star compliance ratings. In addition an energy efficient home will use little energy to remain warm in cold months and cool in warm months.
Water efficiency can be displayed by a Santa Clarita home implementing rainwater collection systems. In addition programmable irrigation, low-flow toilets, conservative shower heads and more that reduce the water consumption of a home.
Renewable and recycled products, like cork flooring or recycled carpeting display resource efficiency in a home. There are many options to choose from in flooring options especially.
The NAHB Research Center has a complete list of energy efficient products and standards for anyone remodeling or building. An experienced Santa Clarita Realtor is aware of homes for sale that meet or exceed energy efficient standards. Contact us today to learn more about living green in the Santa Clarita Valley as well as to have access to all properties in our area that are currently listed for sale throughout our area.
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