By Mark Muckenfuss
As lush and verdant as it already is, Cayman is steadily becoming greener.
Several recent and pending projects point to an increased effort towards and demand for ecologically friendly elements to be incorporated into new homes and apartments.
Solar panels and low-energy LED lights have become fairly common home features on the island, but some newer developments are including such energy-saving elements as increased insulation, recycled materials, sustainable woods, battery storage of solar-generated electricity and geothermal cooling. One development is promoting itself as a self-sustained community.