Building Green Homes Is An $81 Billion Dollar Industry

Building Green Homes Is An $81 Billion Dollar Industry

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You spend two-thirds of your life at home.

 

According to the EPA, Americans are spending 90% of their time indoors.

By spending so much time in your home, you are consuming a lot of energy to keep it heated, cooled, and lit. Putting a dent into all of that energy consumption will do a lot of good not just for your pockets, but for the environment in the long run.

Green choices are often fiscally sound — they save you money by decreasing energy usage — and they let you do your part in preserving a healthy environment for future generations.

There are many options available to consumers who want to do their part in making a greener world. However, it can be challenging to tell which choices will have the most significant impact on the environment. Many consumers struggle to figure out which options are best for themselves, their families, their communities, and overall the planet.

As an $81 billion dollar industry and climbing, experts foresee steady growth. This is in large part because of skyrocketing energy bills — 64% of buyers want to save money on energy. Even though sustainable housing may often be seen as a more expensive upfront, most people tend to find it saves a great deal of money in the long run.

BrightLeaf believes a greener world is possible through the construction of more sustainable homes. And it’s not alone in its conviction. Green homes are a rapidly growing section of the U.S. housing market.

Learn more about how building green is about building a better home in every single way and how BrightLeaf is incorporating the absolute best green practices in every modern home we build.

Interested in a modern home that incorporates green innovations? Schedule an appointment with a BrightLeaf Home Consultant today!