How renovations can help
Given that the buildings we live and work in have been around for years, their lack of updated design puts their energy consumption at an unnecessary high level. This consumption results in high CO2 emissions, and the environment suffers as a result.
Building new and renovating old buildings allows a dwelling to fit within an outline that decreases emissions effectively and lowers energy costs for consumers. In addition, renovations and new buildings are able to put products like stone wool insulation at the forefront of the movement leading to fewer CO2 emissions, which makes our society more energy efficient.
Overall, the problem we face is trying to conduct a greater effort to lessen our reliability on the energy we currently use and to employ better usage around the globe. A down-sized energy system could result in the fast decline of carbonization in our energy supply and help lower the 28% of CO2 emissions coming from buildings.
This is where energy efficient buildings truly pay for themselves.
Thanks to cutting-edge solutions and technology, the overhaul of a building can put homeowners and business owners in the driver seat of a more effective budget that decreases the burden put on them by current energy consumption. A higher class of design can allow for savings on electric bills and provide our planet with the kind of help it so desperately needs.
The solutions presently available make the state of our world less scary. There are still reasons to pay attention to the effects of climate change, however, which makes the approach of how we combat it - just as important.
With the help of building renovations, climate change will become less of a threat to our world over the course of time. However, it is up to us to make sure these pivotal steps are taken - for the sake of our future and for the sake of our planet.
1. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report 2018.