The Top Green Building Trends of 2016 (So Far)
2016 has been a banner year for green construction technologies, with powerful new trends that come together to produce stunningly efficient, low-impact homes. This is possible because of the convergence of a few separate energy saving technologies, like smart windows and solar technology, which can now be managed together through a home’s automated energy system. When these new technologies are added to existing methods like the use of recycled construction materials and the deployment of rooftop gardens, the result is a new aesthetic that consumers have begun to take an avid interest in. Whether you are looking into innovations that can be added to your existing home or weighing the features available in new housing, this infographic details the most successful green construction trends 2016 has seen so far.