More builders are ‘going green’



Homes that come with energy-efficient features and a sustainable design are growing in popularity with an increasing number of buyers.

Green Is Good Why Commercial Property Owners should embrace Green Buildings



Real estate mogul Monte Anderson believes going green is good for Dallas. The mogul is known for his eco-friendly approach to solving commercial real estate problems.

New Guide Helps Realtors To Highlight ‘Green’ features



Green features in a home can be a selling point, surveys show, and now there’s a way to highlight them on Multiple Listing Services.

NAHB: Most Popular ‘Green’ Home Features Revealed



Over the next five years, the number of remodelers who tackle more than 60 percent of their projects with “green” products is expected to double, according to a new green building study conducted by McGraw Hill Construction and the National Association of Home Builders.

Green Construction Builders Did Better during Recession



A recent report in Mortgage News Daily has found builders who had experience with building green homes were likely to have been better equipped to deal with the recession. This is based on a new study on green home building and energy efficiency which found builders with this type of experience were more likely to […]

High Efficiency Solutions and Green Energy for Homes



Today’s homebuilder has a huge array of options to build leaner, cleaner and greener for home buyers..  Many homeowners today have choices that their grandparents would never recognize, such as LED light bulbs, wind power, geothermal energy and solar panels.  Other energy savers combine smart design and high tech.  Still others are a nod to […]

Three Reasons Why Everyone Loves a “Green” Upgrade



Whether it’s installing Energy Star appliances or low-flow toilets, the possibilities for greener living are becoming increasingly limitless. So long as the trend continues, technology will continue developing, thus lending to the reduction of emissions and pollution on the planet – but why do you care?

How to Create an Energy Efficient Household



Between things like rent, mortgage payments, car bills and food, the average household has a lot of expenditures. Many families buckling under the weight of these costs likely don’t spend much time worrying about how to reduce their carbon footprint. What many people don’t know is that notions of energy efficiency and lowering utility bills are directly intertwined. That means average folks across the country can do their part for the environment while seeing those hefty summer and winter energy bills go down. The way to do this is through energy efficient appliances.

The Home of the Future – It’s Now



“Building Green”, this has been the building battle cry in trends for some time now. Since 2009 there has been an average annual increase in so called “green building” of over 30%. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) home benefits the owner by fairly substantial tax deductions, and the obvious long term benefits include reduced heating expenditures and the resultant collective gain of communities, the nation, and the world.

Is Greener Necessarily Cheaper?



Over the past few years there has been a global push toward green improvements. This has taken place at all levels of homeownership from construction to remodeling. While some homeowners go green for the environmental advantages many are looking for greater energy efficiency and therefore greater utility savings. But do all green improvements mean savings?

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