What Makes A Green Home Green?
The climate and environmental issues surrounding the construction of new homes has now become an unavoidable subject. Indeed, the world’s population is constantly increasing, bringing to light new problems never seen before. As a result, new standards and laws are appearing all over the world, stimulating innovation in residential construction and addressing the growing climate emergency To simply give some figures, between 2018 and 2019, the number of photovoltaic panels installed in the world has increased by 12%. This revolution within the real estate market has also given life to many innovations ranging from simple appliances that consume less energy to nearly 100% ecological houses with, for example, bio-air conditioners to curb the effects of air pollution. On a global scale, housing is among the first causes of ecological degradation. The energy consumption of buildings is the first sector of CO2 emissions worldwide. As for the construction of buildings, it is one of the only industries that generates the most greenhouse gasses and the most waste.