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New home builders are increasingly offering an array of green homes, features, and choices - so now is the time to Go Green!
The top reason that today’s buyers are searching out greener homes?
In a Public Opinion Strategies survey conducted for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), it’s that overarching desire for energy efficiency that is spurring consumers to buy newer, greener homes.
“Green building is the home buyer’s best defense against soaring energy costs,” said Brian Catalde, NAHB President and a builder in California, in a recent press release.
In the survey, 64 percent of consumers said that “reduced energy costs” would be the most important in the decision to either purchase a new home or remodel an existing home.
Better energy use, less money to operate
That’s because greener homes are not only good for the Earth, but they’re also easier on the wallet.