Green Building Trends

Window Film Fits Into Green Building Trends

Great article discussing green building trends and how a variety of window films fit into these trends. Window films would fall under the Passive Construction category discussed in the article. Modern window films can be used to reduce the need for heat in the Winter and air conditioning in the Summer. In addition, through the use of daylighting film technology, window films can also be utilized to reduce the need for artificial lighting during the day. We hope you enjoy the article.

 

Green Building Trends To Look Out For

by Karla Lant at www.digitaljournal.com

It’s a fact: green building is not a craze or a fad, but the future of construction. And this is true for both new construction and renovation/retrofitting. This shouldn’t surprise anyone; as “Green Multifamily & Single Family Homes: Growth in a Recovering Market,” a recent report from the World Green Building Council explains, research shows that consumers are willing to spend more to get green homes. Since green homes provide healthier living environments, better resale potential, and lower utility costs, who can blame them?

So what are the hottest green building trends we will see this year? According to the World Green Building Council, here’s what to expect.

Net Zero Energy Homes
Healthful Homes
Affordable Green Construction
Passive Construction
Designing for Drought
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