There are two major ways of looking at a green home as a great investment for you and your family. One of the ways is that is will save you money every month on utility bills and usage, making it a perfect everyday investment. Another way to look at it as an investment is that because everyone is going green in today’s modern age, your home will be more desirable. Of course there is the obvious environmental investment to consider as well.
The way a green home saves you money every month is because everything in the house runs efficiently. You use air conditioning and heating less because the windows of the home are special, and keep heat and cool air inside the home. Your plumbing system is more efficient because the pipes are run to keep the environment in mind. If you are using less water, you are saving money. Even the way your house is wired has efficiency in mind. Some of these energy efficient homes have trees planted to shade the house in hot weathered areas, to help on HVAC costs.
Green homes are gaining popularity among people, and if you currently live in or own a green home, expect the value to always be rising. There are thousands of environmentally friendly homes that exist in America, which may seem like a lot, but really they are still a rarity compared to how many total homes exist in the US. This makes them desirable. Anything that is rare, always maintains its value, and makes for a great investment.