Increase Home Value with Eco-Friendly Nature Additions

Increase Home Value with Eco-Friendly Nature Additions | EcoBlog

Using eco-friendly materials in construction and design is no longer just a “trend.” People are more environmentally aware than ever, and their homes are no exception.

The World Green Building Council states that green buildings can add up to 7% on to the value of an asset when compared to traditional construction.

One of the most impactful ways this is being done is by using eco-friendly stone for facades and other exterior elements, as well as landscaping in outdoor spaces. 

Eco-Friendly Stonework Appeal

Stone is versatile and it goes with any style. From modern minimalism to rustic charm, stone fits any design. Its textures and colors add depth and character to spaces as it’s a sought-after material for interior and exterior use.

Eco-friendly stonework also has many environmental benefits. Stone is chemical and toxin-free, a healthier living environment. It’s durable, has fewer replacements and repairs, and is cost-effective in the long run.

Environment and Sustainability

Reducing your carbon footprint is a key benefit to using natural, local stones. Transportation emissions are reduced compared to imports, and because the material is long lasting it won’t need to be replaced often. At the end of it’s lifespan, stone can also be recycled and repurposed. 

The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) and BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method) certifications are one way to check if a building has been constructed following sustainable practices. A property with one of these certifications is more attractive to most buyers, increasing their marketability and value. 


The economic benefits of eco-friendly stonework are clear. Research shows sustainable features add value to a property. For example, a Redrow survey found 82% of homebuyers would pay more for a sustainable home. 

Long-term cost savings are another big benefit. Stone’s durability means less maintenance and replacement, and lower long-term costs. 

Its thermal mass properties also help regulate indoor temperatures, therefore reducing energy consumption and utility bills.

Case Studies

The Village of Marble Valley is a residential project in California used local limestone for the exterior and landscaping. After completion, the development is expected to sell for a much higher value and is already receiving great feedback for design and sustainability.

Another example is 12 Warren, a commercial and residential building in New York that used reclaimed stone for the facade and outdoor spaces. This aligned with the company’s green branding and attracted eco-conscious tenants and clients.

Before and after scenarios show the magic of natural stone. Properties with stone features get better curb appeal and higher marketability meaning faster sales and higher offers.

Paramount Stone Specialists can provide services and solutions for those looking for expert advice on incorporating natural stone into their projects. Our expertise in eco-friendly stonework can help you get the most out of your property’s aesthetic and economic benefits.

Make a long-term impact with eco-friendly materials

Eco-friendly stonework is a winner on all fronts. As the world goes green, properties with natural stone will increase in value and marketability. For homeowners and developers looking to make a long-term impact, eco-friendly stonework is a smart investment that pays many times over.


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