Alternative Building Materials
By Thomas Morva
In recent times, more and more people are becoming aware of environmental issues. This is because environmental issues have become the topic of many debates, especially in government where laws are being made that aim to protect the environment. In addition to this, people are also becoming more aware of environmental issues when they see the effects of environmental degradation that includes extreme weather conditions as a result of global warming. As a result, people are beginning to modify the way they do things in order to preserve the environment. This includes how people are building their homes. There are alternative environment-friendly ways of building homes that involves using environment-friendly materials and methods.
The general term that is used to describe structures or buildings that use environment friendly materials and methods is "Green Building." To be considered a "Green Building" a structure has to meet a number of criteria. The materials used in have to be environment-friendly such as recycled steel. The builder needs to know the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of a building material or if it contains pollutants that could damage the environment.
Other criteria are that the building process cannot cause pollution or toxin release into the environment, and it should not be harmful to the health of the builders and future occupants of the home.
Nowadays, more people are becoming aware of environmental issues and how it affects their lives. As a result, people have modified how they do things including how they are building their homes. They are using alternative building materials that are environment-friendly. This not only protects the builders and the future occupants of the house but also the natural environment.
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