How Home Owners Benefit From Green Building
Green building is much more than reducing a home’s environmental footprint. Homeowners also realize direct benefits from a green home.
Lower Operating Cost - Homeowners have lower utility bills because of energy and water efficiency.
Increased Comfort - Green homes have even temperatures throughout with fewer drafts and better humidity.
Improve Environmental Quality - Builder pays extra attention to construction details that control moisture, choose materials that contain fewer chemicals and design air/exchange/filtration systems that contribute to a healthier environment.
Enhanced Durability/Less Maintenance - Green homes incorporate building details that increase the useful life of the entire house. Longer lasting materials reduce maintenance and repair costs. For example, green homes have lawns that require less weeding and watering.