Eco-friendly isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a custom luxury home. However, more and more luxury home owners are moving towards green homes to lessen their impact on the environment while promoting a healthier lifestyle.
Data from the National Association of Home Builders reveals that today's buyers demand energy efficient homes, even if it means paying a premium price. The benefit of going through the custom home building process that you can specify exactly which energy efficient enhancements you want in your home.
One of the perks of building a custom home is that you’re put in a position to design something truly unique that is also high-performing. By focusing on elements of efficiency and sustainability, you can create a home that will be an asset to your family for generations.
As we rapidly approach 2017, it's hard not to notice the increased use of green-friendly building materials and features in the luxury custom home market. When reflecting on how today's green-friendly home has evolved in recent years, a few notable thoughts came to mind.
It's hard to ignore the trend that we're seeing with homeowners wanting to live greener lifestyles, and this is particularly true for those in the luxury custom home building market.
In addition to helping to reduce your carbon footprint, making the commitment to go green at home can also allow homeowners to reduce energy costs and save on their water bill.
We've talked a little bit about the benefits of installing proper insulation and opting for energy efficient windows. However, the appliances that you choose during the custom home building process can also benefit both your wallet and the planet.
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