A recent article on EcoBuilding.com listed 10 cities with the highest utility bills...what an eye-opener! "Utility" bills included not only electric and gas costs but also "essential home services", i.e. telephone, television and high-speed internet since so many homes have devices like computers, tablets, x-boxes, etc. According to the WhiteFence Index 2012 data collection the … Continue reading Average Utility Bills Motivate Buyers Towards Energy-Efficient Homes!
Last week, McGraw-Hill Construction, a part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, released findings from a new Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando indicating a strong growth in the green homes. From NAHB.com: "Green homes comprised 17% of the overall residential construction market in 2011 and … Continue reading Green Homes Market Expected to Increase to $86 – 100 Billion by 2016!