Net-zero homes to substantially reduce energy footprint

So-called “net-zero homes” designed to boost energy efficiency will soon become more commonplace, and that could have a big impact U.S. energy usage, experts say. Just 8,547 net-zero homes, which are those buildings that generate more electricity than they use, were constructed in the U.S. in 2017. However that number is set to get a

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Net-zero energy homes pay for themselves in just over a decade

Although it costs more money upfront to build net-zero homes than it does with ones that aren’t so energy-efficiency, homeowners in the long term can enjoy substantial savings.     Those savings are so huge in fact, that eventually they’ll pay for the home itself, and it doesn’t matter where you live either, according to

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Choose your words carefully with “eco-friendly” homes

Environmentally friendly homes are easier to market than most, but real estate pros would be wise to choose their words carefully, because they can have a big impact on how consumer’s perceive a building’s value.

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