It has become quite a trend for very conscientious home owners to take the environment very seriously. This is not something that is reserved to people who take a very active role in eco-friendly practices. Ordinary individuals are also taking a keen interest in finding ways they can reduce their carbon footprints and the battle starts at home.
You could even say that it has become fashionable for people show their commitment to the environment and this is no bad thing. Anything that helps fortify plans for a greener future has to be looked on as a positive and it is not actually that difficult to get in on the act.
A few changes at home can make a very big difference. If everyone renovated their interiors, for example, then the amount of energy saved due to high standard insulation and new building work would be constitute a significant proportion. This energy would otherwise be wasted.
There is a financial motive for renovating your home to make it greener. Preventing energy waste means paying less for your energy bills because everything you are paying for is actually being used in a productive manner, i.e. to heat and light the house.