It is true that most celebrities have outrageously luxurious homes, but some of them also have a green thumb. Luxury villas can hardly be called eco-friendly due to their huge size and the resources used for building them, but still some celebrity homes are more eco-friendly than others. There are some celebs, who have taken extra care and walked the extra mile to make their homes greener with money no bar. In the following, you will find a list of celebrity green homes with amazing features.
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Bardy
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Sprawling over 22,000 square feet space, the chateau home of Gisele Bundchen and Tom Bardy is a spectacle to behold. They have moved into this new mansion style home just a couple of year ago. They have used solar panels on the roofs of the mansion and also installed only energy saving lighting fixtures and appliances.
Their home consists of a lagoon, eight bedrooms, one wine cellar, and six car garages. Environmentalists around the world are asking if such a big mansion can at all be called eco-friendly. Well, it may not be eco-friendly in a conventional manner but its owners have tried their best to reduce carbon footprint and environmental impact.
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She is a great actress with a serious green thumb. When she is not shooting, you can find Darryl Hannah in her Rocky Mountain home. Her stagecoach stop home is almost completely powered by solar panels. She has also installed a biodiesel fueled generator as a backup for power needs. Darryl’s off the grid dwelling also has a barn made of reclaimed woods just beside it. The barn is also powered by solar panels. Inside there are moss covered couches for relaxing.
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Julia Roberts and her husband have a beautiful 6,000 square feet home, where they live with their three children. The home has swimming pool and tennis court. Recently, Roberts and her husband undertook green renovation for their home in an attempt to make their dwelling more eco-friendly. They have spent $20 million for this purpose. For reducing the carbon footprint of their home, they have used sustainable green materials and recycled tiling. As there home is in Malibu where the sun shines brightly, they can take full advantage of solar power with solar panels mounted on the roof.
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Lisa Ling has built one of the very first energy neutral abodes of Santa Monica along with her husband Dr. Paul Song. Their house has received the prestigious and credible LEED Platinum certificate. The carbon neutral home has 6o solar panels and a 5,000 gallon water tank. No real grass has been used for landscaping as grass wastes water. The owners have only planted succulents.
They have a passive cooling system, which makes AC machines unnecessary. The 4,300 square foot mansion also has advanced insulation, EV charging station and radiant heating system. The owners used waste diversion methods for breaking down the previous construction and building the new one.
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The superstar has bought a 35 acre island in the Caribbean and turning it into an eco-friendly haven. The island located near Bahamas will only have solar hydrogen power for all energy requirements. Mike Strizki has helped Depp with the innovative ideas. They will also use other eco-friendly measures for making the home greener and energy efficient. The efforts made by celebrities can inspire millions of fans.
Celebrities have turned towards green homes and some of them have spent unbelievable amounts of money to make their homes more eco-friendly. Their attempts will also influence the masses.