When building a home, especially for the first time, it's normal for a homeowner to feel utterly overwhelmed by the myriad of choices you need to make in order to see construction through. Yet, as Greg Labbe points out in a guest blog for Green Building Advisor, it is often the work that goes into the design stage that defines exactly how your home-building adventure is going to turn out. When compared to modern construction trends, particularly as they apply to sustainability and energy consumption, inelegant design can sometimes lead to a larger set of issues than at first meets the eye.
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