With global warming and environmental pollution being a much-discussed topic these days, are you wondering how to go green when you are looking to relocate after 55+? If you want to contribute to a greener world, then start from where you are going to live in your retired years. If you are of retirement age and looking for that perfect home where you can live in peace and tranquility, then choose a green community. Here are a few points to help you in your green quest.
What is a Green Community?
If you were not considering a green community to retire to, you would change your mind, once you get to know what entails. Well, there are many ways that a community can go green. The community can be committed to saving energy as much as possible, planting and conserving the ecosystem, engaging in environmentally friendly actions, and choosing to grow and consume eco food. Overall, a green community will be a place where you will live in harmony with Mother Nature and feel at peace knowing that you have done your part to preserve it, on your own individual scale. From heating to cooling and lighting to water usage, these communities will build homes that are energy efficient and be in an ecologically friendly neighborhood. Green communities are built with locally produced or recycled building materials. These communities ensure that carbon emissions are at their lowest and do their best to keep the surrounding land as it is. When you take a drive along the road of a green community, you will notice that the air is cleaner, the waste is less, and the area has many protected open spaces and trails. This sounds like the perfect place to live, doesn’t it? Living in a green community ensures that you are healthier and fitter and living the life you want while helping to save the environment too.
Green Retirement Communities
Living wins a green community may have sounded good to your ear and if so, you may be wondering where to locate such senior communities. Here are some excellent choices to settle down and live a peaceful life.
- Bayfront at Rehoboth by Schell Brothers – Lewes, DE
- CantaMia at Estrella by AV Homes – Goodyear, AZ
- Trilogy® Orlando by Shea Homes – Groveland, FL
- Trilogy® at Rio Vista by Shea Homes – Rio Vista, CA
There are many other eco-friendly, green communities to choose from. Visit our website ActiveAdultLiving.com and go through some green communities. You will be pleasantly surprised at the number of communities available to you.
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