Human factor has been one of the biggest contributors of climate change, and billions of people can attest to that by comparing the weather patterns and level of impact of storms 50 years ago and today. Storms have indeed become stronger and more frequent, but there is still hope of reversing that problem, and you can start at your own home.
Allow more natural light
Having a home that is filled with natural light has proven to have a lot of health benefits such has be able to be more relaxed, be more productive, happier, and decrease or prevent depression as it helps boost a person’s mood. You could do so by installing velux skylights which allows any room to have natural sunlight to go in.
Other than installing new roofing tiles, you can also change your windows into larger ones, or even have a strategic place in your house where you can install a whole wall wherein it is mainly composed of large windows which will give your body to have more and natural vitamin D which comes from the sun. On top of that, you are able to save a lot from your electric bill as you may not usually be turning on the lights in your home.
As much as we see the comfort and convenience whenever we use electricity, we still contribute a lot if we accumulate the times we use it and accumulate the number of people who use it, Solar panels have been around for decades now, yet it has still been proven to be one of the most effective ways of reducing the consumption of power which also results to decreasing the electricity bills. Through this, you are already able to give a positive impact on the environment which will translate to savings on your bill which will definitely be worth your investment, especially in the long run.
Save and conserve water
There are still millions of people who have little access to water, yet there are still those that waste it. If you truly want to have an eco-friendly home, then you need to get serious about your consumption on water. You could start of by fixing or having someone to fix the leaks in your home, have a drum to catch the rainwater which you can use for watering the plants and others.