Benefits of Sustainable Building – Structure & Exterior Walls

Conventional construction uses a simple 8-inch thick concrete foundation wall with stick framing inside these walls. Above-grade exterior walls are also stick-built with dimensional lumber. These walls are then stuffed with fiberglass batts and/or blown-in and sprayed cellulose, all materials that allow air to pass between the interior and exterior wall surfaces, which can in…

Calgary Home Builders – The Benefits of Sustainable Building

Fine Line Homes’ green materials and construction practices are good for both you and the environment. Consider a few of the benefits:¬† Reduced consumption of natural resources Lower utility costs Greater self-sufficiency and less dependency Lower maintenance costs over the life of the home Enhanced indoor environment quality and increased comfort Cost-effective material recovery through…