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3 Benefits of Owning a Sustainable Home

Benefits of Owning a Sustainable Home

Nowadays people are more aware of the importance of conserving natural resources, and so the demand for sustainable homes continues to rise.

While sustainable homes ultimately reduce a household’s carbon footprint, they also offer homeowners a number of associated benefits which we will explore. 

Here are just some of the reasons you should consider purchasing a sustainable home:


Energy Efficiency

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With a growing population, the demand for and cost of energy is likely to keep rising. Incorporating energy-efficient systems throughout your home will noticeably reduce the total of your energy bills. Green building practices largely reduce dependency on non-renewable resources like coal and gas.

These materials contribute to environmental pollution. With electric vehicle charging ports, solar power installations, an A-rated energy performance rating (plus more) available in our upcoming Summerfields development, Whitebox homes make the perfect home.



The materials used in sustainable homes tend to be of high quality, making them ideal for a forever home. Sustainable construction techniques and materials enhance overall efficiency and contribute to durable and strong structures. This of course reduces economic, environmental, and maintenance costs for the prospective home buyer.

Renovations and repairs of these homes are generally required less often, allowing families to grow long-term within the property, future-proofing any risk.


Improved Air Quality

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Along with protecting the impact on the environment, these homes offer enhanced air quality compared to standard homes. The air quality in standard homes is affected by the presence of toxic chemicals such as paints, adhesives, etc.

The materials and systems used in sustainable homes are carefully chosen and used in the construction of these homes to the owner’s benefit. This is achieved through sustainable homes possessing a combination of natural planting, ventilation systems, and building fabrics amongst other factors which improve air quality.


If you enjoyed these sustainable home benefits, why not read some of our previous articles?

Are you searching for a forever home that is both high quality and sustainable? Look no further than our upcoming development, Summerfields, located in Kilbarry, Waterford City.

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