Greenwashing is the new method using which many people are being scammed in real estate. Most people these days are eco-friendly and want to buy or rent a property which is eco-friendly. Home shoppers need to be on guard when they see real estate marked as ‘energy saving’ or eco-friendly when actually they are not. Unscrupulous real estate agents and companies are taking advantage of the fact that people are willing to pay a premium for homes which seemingly save on utility bills and claim to reduce their carbon footprint.
Who would want to see bunkers being wasted and useless- they do bring back old memories for some people, but for most, they are wasting away our landscape. So, what should be done to these old bunkers or bomb shelters? Here are five such bunkers that have been turn into something amazing.
According to a survey done by the National Association of Homebuilders in 2011, around 60% home builders consider green and sustainable houses to be expensive. While 30% have the opinion that green-homes would not fit the budget of middle class people. It is true that you cannot have your own home without spending at least some amount of money but you can definitely make a green, sustainable house within your moderate to small budget. The first obstacle on your path can be the scarcity of good quality lands at affordable prices.
It isn’t easy to build a home, let alone an eco friendly one. However, these days, building eco friendly straw homes has become quite a trend. A large number of people are getting involved into it and are building homes that are completely eco friendly. These homes are built panel wise and hence, require a wee bit of work. Not everyone can build these kinds of homes and it isn’t all that easy either. You cannot decipher when this long project of yours will get over because of the time and effort that you shall have to put into this project. It is going to be a long long journey. Yes, it might get over a little quicker, if you are an illustrious and hardworking person.