Green Primer
Green Primer

Why Build Green?

Reasons to consider building a green home include:

  1. Lower operating costs
  2. Less maintenance
  3. Better indoor air quality and comfort
  4. Smaller carbon footprint
  5. Possible tax credits – see – for a comprehensive list of state, local, utility and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency; and for federal tax credits for consumer energy efficiency.

 What Makes A Home Green?

Green building is no mystery. It’s better building.

There are several key components of a Green Home.

  1. Energy efficiency
  2. Water conservation
  3. Resource efficiency and conservation through building design and the use of sustainable or recycled products
  4. Indoor air quality
  5. Reducing the overall impact on the environment

Your builder must pay attention to these areas of Green Building in the design and construction of your home and in the lot development before, during and after construction.