Infographic: Benefits of an Earth Sheltered Home

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A growing number of homeowners are taking steps to make their homes more sustainable. Some are adding solar panels for clean energy, upgrading windows to energy-efficient double-or triple-pane windows, or even modifying their roof into a green roof. But if building a new house is in your future, you might want to consider an earth sheltered home.

Earth sheltered homes incorporate the surrounding environment into their structure — whether built into a hillside or underground. Their unique structure helps preserve the surrounding landscape and protect against inclement weather. The earth’s insulation helps maintain consistent indoor temperatures, provides soundproofing, and reduces energy consumption — offering long-term savings.

Want to learn more? The following infographic from BigRentz explores the features of different types of earth sheltered homes. Discover the benefits they offer to the environment and your comfort.

Earth Sheltered Homes

Infographic courtesy of BigRentz.

Feature image by Archi0780 [CC BY-SA], Wikimedia Commons

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