Eco Design Group has been transforming homes around Southern England for over 20 years and have built a reputation for quality workmanship. We are an accredited and experienced team of designers, architects, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, decorators and builders offering a full service through from initial conception to completion; design, renovation and installation. Whether you are looking for a new bathroom or a complete renovation of your dream home than look no further.
As a company that primarily uses sustainable and renewable products, we want to provide a positive impact on the world. We take pride in making sure that our business does not interfere with the wellbeing of the planet. Our customers’ needs help us determine how we can continue using these sustainable materials and in turn, we can continue to do our part to help our little planet.
Our team can supervise your project and give you frequent progress reports and updates. You have the freedom to choose how involved you would like to be during the process. Our team and vast network of suppliers are ready to help you achieve your perfect living environments.
The Benefits of Using Sustainable and Renewable Resources, This is Why We Do It
In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the need to reduce our impact on the environment. One of the ways that this can be achieved is through the use of sustainable and renewable materials in construction. Building companies that embrace these materials can not only reduce their carbon footprint, but also benefit financially and socially.
Perhaps the most obvious benefit of using sustainable and renewable materials in construction is the positive impact on the environment. Traditional building materials, such as concrete and steel, have a significant carbon footprint due to the energy required to produce them. In contrast, sustainable materials are often produced using renewable energy sources, such as wind or solar power. This means that their carbon footprint is much lower than that of traditional materials.
Sustainable materials are also often biodegradable or recyclable. This means that they can be reused or disposed of without causing harm to the environment. For example, bamboo is a sustainable material that can be used for flooring, walls, and ceilings. It is fast-growing and can be harvested without damaging the environment. At the end of its life, it can be composted or used as fuel.
Benefits to the Consumer
Firstly, using sustainable materials can increase the value of a property. As more people become aware of the need to reduce their impact on the environment, sustainable properties are becoming more desirable. This means that as a consumer, choosing to use sustainable materials is a fantastic investment for you and your home.
Secondly, by utilising sustainable and eco-friendly goods and materials in your home will not only increase the value of your property but it will also save you money by using less energy. On average a normal UK household could save up to £2,000 a year by choosing to have eco-friendly products in their homes.
In addition to the environmental and financial benefits, there are also social benefits to using sustainable and renewable materials in construction. Firstly, sustainable materials are often healthier for the occupants of a property. Traditional building materials, such as concrete and steel, can release harmful chemicals into the air. In contrast, sustainable materials are often non-toxic and can improve indoor air quality.
Secondly, sustainable materials can also create a sense of community. Building companies that use sustainable materials often work with local suppliers and craftsmen. This means that the construction process can create jobs and stimulate the local economy. In addition, sustainable buildings often have a unique and attractive appearance, which can create a sense of pride and community spirit.
Finally, using sustainable materials can also contribute to a more sustainable future. By reducing our reliance on traditional building materials, we can reduce our impact on the environment and create a more sustainable future for generations to come.
Join us on our journey for a brighter future!