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Though the concept certainly sounds good in theory, you may wonder what the real benefits are to living in a green home. Whether you're contemplating remodeling your existing residence, purchasing a sustainable home, or building a new one, not only will you reap the benefits of cleaner, greener living, but so will the environment. Here's how living in a green home as its advantages:
• You'll realize savings in the long-term due to lower utility bills.
• Living in a green home can actually keep you healthier. Less toxic substances and cleaner air help promote healthy living.
• You help the environment by utilizing recycled products and renewable resources. You live in a home designed to have the least impact on the surroundings around you.
• An energy efficient, well designed green home will command a high market value in the real estate market.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|