Exterior 20water Conservation Green Building

Exterior Water Conservation, Yards, Outdoors Green Building, Green Buiders, Energy-Efficient Homes, Green HousesPlease Note:This website explains green building for a climate zone comparable to North Texas or Central Texas, such as the climate of Waco or Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. It is important to hire a green builder who is an expert in energy-efficient building in your climate zone.

Exterior Water Conservation in Green Building

A Green Home Conserves Water Outdoors


This website is for the climate zone that includes North Central Texas or the DFW area such as Plano, Keller, or Dallas-Fort Worth Texas.  Regardless of your climate zone, the first priority for green building or energy-efficient remodeling is to hire an energy consultant and a green builder who understand and use up-to-date green building practices for your area. 

July and August in North Texas will not change.The sun will always beam down, rain will always be scarce, and most golf courses and traditionally landscaped yardswill always turn brown without copious irrigation. Yet, come summer in Dallas-Fort Worth,swimming pools simmer, parks and golf courses are watered profusely, and yards stay greenas their owners keep up withthe water-guzzling Joneses. 

DFW  consumes more water — and does less to conserve it — thanany other urban area in the state, according to the Texas Water Development Board and government records.

Although some parts of the world and UnitedStates are already experiencing water shortages, North Central Texas is notreally one of those. That is primarily because Texas is a large state and DFWhas flooded much of the land around Dallas-Fort Worth and even into East Texas. 

Suburban sprawl has made future water reservoirsnear Dallas-Fort Worth somewhat impractical. East Texasseems be balking at letting DFW flood more area there. Thus, it seems significantlyexpanded water conservation must be a major component of the Dallas-Fort Wortharea’s future efforts to ensure adequate supplies.

And that conservation includes both the exteriorand the interior of the home…..

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