It’s a well known fact that the environment has become an important, key issue in today’s modern society. People are recycling more, driving more eco-friendly cars and turning TVs off standby. This ‘eco-fever’ is passing over to the home improvement sector, with consumers considering the environment when purchasing that new kitchen or bathroom.
A recent survey carried out by the KBSA showed the following:
- 25% stated that their buying decision would be effected by the retailer’s environmental policies.
- 41% stated that energy ratings of appliances is a very important factor when purchasing such products.
- 37% stated is was important that wood used by manufacturers was obtained from sustainable sources.
It seems that more and more of us are considering our planet before deciding on final plans for our homes.
Give yourselves a pat on the back!