The benefits to a green home are twofold—first they are better for the environment, yourself,
and your family and, second, they save you money over the life of the home.
Green homes can offer significant financial benefits such as:
Proper insulation and air sealing will keep your heating and cooling costs lower, while efficient
windows, appliances, lighting, and other household equipment will lower your electricity bills.
Green homes are built with high-quality building materials so they are more
As the market demand continues to rise for green homes, investing in a green home now can
mean increased value in the future.
Green homes often include the following additional benefits
Health benefits: Green homes use toxin-free building materials, utilize natural ventilation
Environmentally friendly: Green homes use less energy than comparable standard homes.
Often, green homes use alternative energy sources, reducing dependence on conventional
Use fewer natural resources: Green building uses fewer natural resources, and many of the
materials used have recycled contents, keeping with the “resource conservation”