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Building an eco-friendly home has a lot of advantages. Apart from the environmental benefits, it helps you save money and time. It also protects your health.

Here are five important reasons for building green:

Reduce Environmental Impact. The use of renewable and energy-efficient materials minimizes environmental impact. It significantly reduces pollution. A green home produces a reduced carbon footprint via efficient energy use. Apart from being energy efficient, it also limits the amount of waste going to landfills and minimizes the effect of new constructions on limited world resources. 

Save Time. Another reason why it is necessary to build green is that it saves you time. It saves construction time when you make use of the right eco-friendly material. When you buy materials that are available locally, you save cost and also reduce your carbon footprint by minimizing the use of fuel that would have been used in shipping your building materials. Apart from that, your building materials will be available quickly and reliably. 

Save Money. You save money when you use a recycled or secondhand material for your construction. Majority of energy saving appliances cost more than their traditional counterparts but, you will discover that it pays on the long run because the savings will come later in the form of reduced energy bills. Long-lasting construction alternatives will help save a lot of money that would have been spent on reconstruction or repairs. 

Protect your Health. Several conventional building materials are not optimal for the health of residents. For instance, volatile organic compounds can cause cancer. These volatile organic compounds are present in many building materials, paint, as well as indoor products like mattresses and cleaning materials. Also, many conventional building materials promote the build-up of moisture which is dangerous because it can lead to mold or mildew problems. Understand that both molds and volatile organic compounds can cause outdoor pollution challenges.

Improves Resale Value. If you have the intention of selling your property in the future, building green is a way of getting a better resale value of your home. Apart from the increase in resale value, the building will be sold out quickly without having to wait for several months for a buyer.

Contact a home contractor for your options for building a green home today.



21 Flintlock Dr, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$649,000
Price

11
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The rare private cul de sac setting frames the portrait for this handsome Colonial on an oversized lot, w/its very appealing open floor plan. Impeccably maintained w/pride of ownership throughout. The must have Kitchen, w/its granite countertops, breakfast bar, +upscale stainless steel appliances (incl generous size freezer+refrigerator) is open to the FR, LR,+heated Sun Rm. Formal DR, half Bath,Mudroom+Laundry room complete the 1st floor. The 2nd floor features a two room master suite (w/gas fireplace) plus a separate dressing area+Bath. The Sitting Room is ideal as an Office or Den. In addition, there are 3 large bedrooms+ a full Bath. Fabulous 3rd floor Media room w/projector and screen, gas fireplace, bar with granite countertop. The walkout basement has great ceiling height for future finishing. Young systems. Roof, Windows, Heating System, Hot Water, - all less than 8 years old. Nest thermostats+Ring doorbell. Electric vehicle charging station in the garage. This one has it all.
Open House
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286 S. Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773

Single-Family

$1,795,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
4/2
Full/Half Baths
One of a kind contemporary farmhouse - private yet conveniently located. Approached by a meandering drive bordering acres of conservation land, sits a home of impeccable detail by renowned architect Vladimir Janovsky. Sunlight abounds in this south facing home with large open kitchen with center island leading to an informal arched dining area and family room with cathedral ceiling and gas fireplace. Dining room and living room with wood fireplace and soaring ceilings and skylights flow to the wrap around deck and screened porch in view of the quiet natural surroundings. First floor office with half bath. Second floor master suite with two walk-in closets and luxurious bath, three additional bedrooms and two full baths. Large private guest/in-law suite with wooded views. Town center has grocery store, shops, restaurants and commuter rail station. Close to Drumlin and Codman Farms and the 80 mi. town trail system is accessible from the property. 25 min to Boston, 30 min to Logan.
Open House
Sunday
September 15 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 286 S. Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773    Get Directions

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21 Flintlock Dr, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$659,000
Price

11
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The rare private cul de sac setting frames the portrait for this handsome Colonial on an oversized lot, w/its very appealing open floor plan. Impeccably maintained w/pride of ownership throughout. The must have Kitchen, w/its granite countertops, breakfast bar, +upscale stainless steel appliances (incl generous size freezer+refrigerator) is open to the FR, LR,+heated Sun Rm. Formal DR, half Bath,Mudroom+Laundry room complete the 1st floor. The 2nd floor features a two room master suite (w/gas fireplace) plus a separate dressing area+Bath. The Sitting Room is ideal as an Office or Den. In addition, there are 3 large bedrooms+ a full Bath. Fabulous 3rd floor Media room w/projector and screen, gas fireplace, bar with granite countertop. The walkout basement has great ceiling height for future finishing. Young systems. Roof, Windows, Heating System, Hot Water, - all less than 8 years old. Nest thermostats+Ring doorbell. Electric vehicle charging station in the garage. This one has it all.
Open House
Saturday
September 14 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 21 Flintlock Dr, Shrewsbury, MA 01545    Get Directions

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The rare private cul de sac setting frames the portrait for this handsome Colonial on an oversized lot, w/its very appealing open floor plan. Impeccably maintained w/pride of ownership throughout. The must have Kitchen, w/its granite countertops, breakfast bar, +upscale stainless steel appliances (incl generous size freezer+refrigerator) is open to the FR, LR,+heated Sun Rm. Formal DR, half Bath,Mudroom+Laundry room complete the 1st floor. The 2nd floor features a two room master suite (w/gas fireplace) plus a separate dressing area+Bath. The Sitting Room is ideal as an Office or Den. In addition, there are 3 large bedrooms+ a full Bath. Fabulous 3rd floor Media room w/projector and screen, gas fireplace, bar with granite countertop. The walkout basement has great ceiling height for future finishing. Young systems. Roof, Windows, Heating System, Hot Water, - all less than 8 years old. Nest thermostats+Ring doorbell. Electric vehicle charging station in the garage. This one has it all.

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