Green Builders

Hilton Head Island, SC

If you're looking for green builders in the area to construct a durable, efficient, healthy home, or to remodel your current one, look no further! Contractors across the Lowcountry are embracing sustainable building philosophies. They're setting new standards of environmental responsibility, too.

When you interview builders it's important to be clear about your desires and what you hope to achieve. Everything from design aesthetics and material preference to budgetary restrictions will play an important role in your selection of the best builder for your particular project.

Green builders adhere to responsible construction and development practices that conserve the natural environment and improve the quality of life for the people who will inhabit the space. Green builders advocate the use of renewable energy and natural resources, while reducing harmful effects on the surrounding environment.

Green builders use a systemic approach to the design and construction process, utilizing the resources available to maximize the efficiency and sustainability of a quality structure. Consideration is given to proper positioning of the structure to capitalize on natural heating and cooling benefits that result from the interplay of sunlight and shadow.

Sustainably-harvested salvaged or recycled materials are critical to the green building community and are reducing the impact of "traditional" materials on the environment. The application of healthy products and safe building practices are important elements of the green building philosophy. Green builders go to great lengths to reduce and recycle construction and demolition waste.

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