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With the societal winds shifting away from over-consumption and towards environmental awareness and energy efficiency, many would say that going green is the new black. Homeowners are making a concerted effort toward retrofitting their houses to keep with the turning of the tides; a marked transformation from the wasteful habits that defined years’ past. Taking the initial step towards a new endeavor is always the most difficult, but there are many preliminary moves that can be made when fashioning your household to match a more eco-friendly hue.
“Green awareness is a pivotal facet when constructing a brand new home, or updating your household to the standards of the 21st century,” says Rosemarie Rossetti, consultant and co-owner of the Universal Design Living Laboratory. “In a time of economic uncertainty, it is important to conserve money anywhere you can; and this does not negate the inherent environmental benefit that a green home provides.”
Outfitting your windows and doors with proper weather stripping, or installing timed or sensor-run light fixtures is a fantastic jumping off point. When it comes to going green, there’s never a bad place to begin.
Along with her extensive knowledge on constructing a green home, Rosemarie Rossetti can offer your readers tips on:
Rosemarie Rossetti, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized speaker and advocate for people with disabilities. Along with her husband, Mark Leder, she is spearheading the Universal Design Living Laboratory (www.UDLL.com), a national project to help people better understand how to create a more comfortable living environment that will enhance their quality of life. As a keynote speaker, she shares the lessons she has learned since a tragic accident left her paralyzed from the waist down, and demonstrates how to rise above misfortune and live life with conviction.
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