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10 Ways to Think Green When Building Your Garage

There is more of a demand for homes with attached garages in regions that experience long winters with a lot of snow. When extra care is taken in building the garage a home's indoor air quality can be preserved. All gaps, cracks and joist bays have got to be meticulously caulked and sealed, the service door from the garage to the house must be weather-stripped, and the ceilings and walls should be painted.

When deciding on building materials for your garage think green and look for:

  • energy efficient windows and doors
  • materials that are renewable & sustainable
  • water efficiency
  • insulative materials with a high R-value
  • light timers and sensors
  • low-impact materials
  • low- or no-VOC paints
  • durable materials
  • buy locally
  • solar design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add to that good building practices and waste reduction methods and you are taking a giant step toward minimizing your carbon footprint when you build.

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