Frequently Asked Questions & Common Green Myths

Is green building complicated? Expensive? Do other homebuyers care about going green? The answers are here.


Myths Debunked

Green building is no longer viewed as a passing fad or some strange notion adopted by militant environmentalists on the fringe of society. In general, Green building improves indoor air quality, health and the productivity of its occupants. They last a longer time, require fewer resources to develop and are usually more aesthetically pleasing. Resale values of green buildings are usually greater than those that are conventionally built. When life-cycle costs are factored in, as well as human health concerns, building with green materials makes good financial sense.

There are still some persistent myths that keep some in the residential construction industry from accepting that green building is proven effective and here to stay.

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