Tiny houses are great options if you are trying to save money. It is also a favorite choice for those who are very concerned about the environment. If you want to build an eco-friendly tiny home then here are some tips for you.
Don’t construct the house west facing
You should try to get as much free energy as possible. Your house should have lots of windows so that you can get the sun’s light and heat. That way you won’t have to spend so much on your energy bills. Also, there won’t be any risk of being Vitamin D deficient.
Use environment-friendly building materials
You should use environmentally friendly materials to build the house. You can use wood in many places like roof, walls, etc. You should also use low VOC or no VOC paints for your home.
Insulate your home properly
You should use better insulation in your home. You can use recycled cotton and those from the mill waste as insulation. You can also use fiberglass insulation. It is made by combining recycled glass and natural sand.
Use energy efficient appliances and windows
You can install double glazed windows that are energy efficient. This way air won’t be able to come in or escape from the house. You should have energy efficient appliances in your kitchen. These appliances use up less energy and so your energy bills will be low.
If you incorporate all these into your tiny eco-friendly home on wheels then you will be able to build a house that is extremely environment-friendly and good to live as well.