James Hardie: Creating Sustainable Building Solutions

As the human population expands and the effects of global warming take place, the need for finding sustainable building solutions is becomingly increasingly important. While all green programs are important, there some which more deeply impact our future and the environment such as green guidelines for the building industry. For this reason, Scottish Home Improvements is proud to partner with James Hardie to provide those in Denver and the rest of Colorado with a sustainable option for their residing project. Since the very beginning James Hardie has displayed an incredible level of commitment to sustainability and the environment. Their strict adherence to LEED Guidelines and high quality standards for raw materials has made them a leader in sustainability in the home improvement industry.


What Makes Hardie Homes Sustainable?

While sustainability is important for many of us, it’s those who make the effort to put sustainable plans in action that are making a true difference in the world today. For several years, James Hardie has lead the way in sustainability by making significant efforts to help lower the impact of building and protect the environment. In the following ways and more, James Hardie products are considered by many professionals to be a more sustainable solution:

  • 75% of raw materials used for Hardie products are locally sourced.
  • Materials used for creating James Hardie Fiber Cement are low in toxicity.
  • Fiber cement siding is a more durable option than wood or vinyl and requires few resources for repair or replacement.
  • James Hardie projects like Zero to Landfill help reduce landfill waste.
  • Processes for manufacturing James Hardie ColorPlus Technology eliminate the release of VOC’s during exterior painting.
  • Many other factors

Contact Denver’s James Hardie Experts

If you would like to learn more about James Hardie or other eco friendly options for residing your Denver home, please contact our office. One of our staff members will be more than happy to provide you with additional information and discuss your project in detail.

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