We’re in a time of fast-paced growth and expansion. Look around and you’ll see townhouses, neighborhoods, and apartment complexes springing up all over the country. But it’s not just limited to residential spaces. Small towns are being revitalized with new buildings and attractions, and cities are constantly under construction as they grow and evolve to sustain an ever-increasing number of people.
With all of these projects underway, it’s critical that we enforce sustainable construction practices. But what is sustainable construction? This refers to the process by which construction companies and their employees dedicate themselves to reducing waste, increasing build quality, and “going green” whenever possible. Let’s take a look at some practical tips that fall under these general categories:
Follow these tips to get a head start on sustainable construction. Not only will you be helping to protect the environment, but you may find that you accomplish your jobs faster and with greater accuracy. For more info on environmental issues and general best practices, follow the IES Neptune blog.