What’s the most important thing in life that you don’t want to be in your basement? If you don’t have any concrete walls in your basement, then why the hell are you being a builder? Because that’s a big question.
You might think I’m being a bit dramatic here, but I think this is a very important point. The environment is the most important thing in life, because without it we can’t even breathe. All the air we breathe is made up of atoms, tiny bits of air molecules that are made up of light and heat and electricity. Without it we would die and that is why we are being builders. In order to create a better world, we need to make better choices.
The world we live in is made up of billions of tiny atoms that are constantly being moved around and re-arranged. In order to live a good life we need to understand this and make choices to create better environments and our own version of “build a better world.” We can’t just do the same thing. We need to design our environment to be as sustainable as possible, thus helping us to live in a better world.
This is obviously a big topic, so I won’t bore you with a long article on the topic. I will however point out that there are many types of building regulations, some more strict than others. The Environmental Design Architecture Regulations (EDAR) was created by the US government to ensure buildings are designed with the best possible environmental impact and thus minimize the amount of waste materials that we produce.
EDARs are also a great source of information on green building and environmental design issues. For instance, they provide many guidelines to help you design a building that is environmentally friendly so that you can reduce the amount of waste and pollution that you produce.
EDARs are also a great tool for helping you to avoid common design mistakes. For instance, if you’re putting in a chimney or a vent under a window, you should avoid doing so because they can add to the load on the heating and cooling system. So, if you’re building a house, it is important to take care of the air that you breathe.
While EDARs can be useful for helping to reduce your carbon footprint, the more I learn about how to use them, the more I realize that they are really the only tool available to you to make your house be more environmentally friendly. You can use them to help you design a more sustainable home but you need to actually do it.
If I had to put these on a wall instead of a building, I’d take the whole house on the wall, but it’s better to add a small window or two to the wall in the middle of the house, and add some decorative furniture.
I think the best use of the “Green” in this argument is to focus on the house itself, not the building (or the building’s use). The way that we use our houses and the materials that we use in them are so fundamental to their function that building a new one just to cut down on carbon emissions is pretty silly. To me the best way to reduce emissions is to reduce consumption, not to cut down on production.
There are a lot of arguments on both sides of this one. I think the one that I personally am most sympathetic to is the argument that we should not be building new houses, especially at this time of the year when we are the most environmentally conscious. We can argue about the amount of energy we use in a house, and that it’s not the most efficient way to live, but at the same time we can argue that houses are not the main way in which we consume resources.