Though we canât make our homes completely working on solar panels and grey water system but we can do a lot to make our houses go green. Inculcating few green habits in our lifestyles and few green things in your houses can create a huge difference and we should learn this from celebrities who have made exemplary green houses to inspire the whole world.
Given below is a list of 7 green homes for Celebrities.
1. Leonardo DiCaprioâs Home
Leonardo diCaprio has always given media good reasons to keep him in subject, sometimes for dashing performances, sometimes for rumors but this time former heartthrob is in news because of his eco-friendly home. His striking huge house uses alternative source of energy to feed the power requirements. The energy is generated using sunshine through solar panels fixed on roof of the house. To make people switch to alternate energy sources many cities offer rebates on home renovations. Dicaprio loves to live green and has given green touch to his house in every possible way. He has collected organic sheets for his bed and spent $3,000 for energy efficient toilets to beautify his green home.
2. Julia Roberts’ Home
Julia Roberts has set an example of green lifestyle by spending whole lot money on renovating her house in completely green fashion. She equipped her house with appliances and electronics that are completely energy efficient. Energy is being captured using solar panels that are fixed all over the house and recycled tiles have been used to furnish the floor. The beautiful eco friendly house is situated at Malibu, Los Angeles and an expenditure of around 20 million dollar has been incurred in transforming this house to a green house.
3. Jessica Albaâs Home
At one point of time in our life we all start thinking about saving environment specially when we become parents and try to save resources for our children. This time Jessica Alba and her husband Cash Warren have become eco-warriors. After the birth of their daughter, this couple renovated their LA canyon house in an eco friendly manner by not leaving any part of the house untouched by green impact. Honor Marie, their new born daughter has brought this green change in their lives. They have used non-toxic paint all over their house and furniture has been beautifully crafted using recycled materials. This house has been decorated with various recycled items and even the grass in the backyard has been made up of recycled tires. Green impact can be seen not only in each and every corner of the house but also in clothing and dressing of Jessica Alba.
4. Julia Louis-Dreyfusâ Home
Julia Louis, the queen of comedy has great value for environment. She and her husband Michael Hall have been environmentalists a time ago before she started writing for Saturday Night Live and worked as Elaine in Seinfed sitcom. There house generates energy using solar panels and they have used recycled newspaper for insulation purpose. The house has a natural ventilation system and is made up of materials like bamboo, mohagany etc. They have not only tried to make their house simple and elegant but have brought all required material from local market to avoid fuel consumption on long distance journeys.
5. Daryl Hannahâs Home
Daryl Hannah has made her house green and environmentally friendly to an extent that any hardcore environmentalist would go green with envy. Her house is off the grid far away from hustle bustle and rush of city life. She has used amazing eco friendly things in her house. Energy is generated using solar panels and there is a natural spring that provides water. The house is surrounded by a beautiful organic garden that has worms that fertile the soil and natural water to reap the garden. An art studio has been formed that contains stones and mosses. She is also promoting biodiesel these days.
6. President George W. Bushâs Ranch
President Bushâs Crawford Ranch in Texas is an archetype of eco friendly living. It green to every extent and is an epitome of green lifestyle. Every element in the ranch is just dependent on itself and on external sources. The whole water circulation is based on the grey water system where rainwater is recycled and purified and then used. Water is stored for two areas basically, one for showers and bathrooms and other for kitchen and toilet use. These are also the provisions of geothermal heating and cooling. It just consumes 25 percent of the total energy used by conventional houses.
7. Johnny Deppâs Island
Johnny Depp has acquired a 35 acre island in Bahamas and is working to transform his island into a self sustained property working completely on solar-hydrogen power system. The solar hydrogen system was installed by green building master, Mike Strizki who is famous for constructing first solar hydrogen powered house in United States.