Green Construction Lafayette CO

Local resource for green construction in Lafayette, CO. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to green home design, natural construction materials, green home flooring, energy efficienct appliances, green roofing, and green building renovation, as well as advice and content on green home makeovers.

Hughes Construction
(303) 443-2029
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Sugarloaf Building Co.
(303) 444-1782
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Boulder County Housing Authority
(303) 441-3929
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Affordable, Manufactured Homes, Site-Built Homes

Compleat Development, LLC
(303) 284-1357
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Hammerwell, Inc.
(303) 443-3430
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Renewable Concepts, LLC
(720) 201-2418
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Cottonwood Custom Builders, Inc.
(303) 449-3076
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Boulder Custom Homes, LLC
(303) 442-1608
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Revielle Custom Carpentry
(303) 772-9675
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

John Griffith
(303) 443-1211
Boulder, CO
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

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It’s a team sportto save the planet,our moneyand our health
    Green homes incorporate technology, smart design, construction, and maintenance elements to greatly reduce the negative impact of the home on the environment. This is often done through increasing energy efficiency, conserving water, recycling products, using sustainable products and improving indoor air quality.

    Green homes use less energy, water and natural resources than typical homes... They create less waste and are healthier for those living inside of them.

    Building materials often come from sustainable resources and the homes are built to minimize the impact on the surrounding environment. According to the U.S. Building Council, green homes not only save the owner operating costs, but also benefit owners by reducing waste, conserving natural resources, improving air and water quality, minimizing the strain on local infrastructure and contribute to an overall better quality of life.

    More and more builders are building green homes, but existing homes can also be converted into green homes. Green makeovers can happen all at once or through gradual changes.

    According to the 2006 McGraw–Hill Construction Residential Green Building SmartMarket Report, by 2010, Green homes are expected to make up more than 10% of new home construction.

    Many local and state governments, utility companies and other companies offer rebates, tax breaks and ...

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