Report Finds Green Homes Sell for a Premium

/Report Finds Green Homes Sell for a Premium

Report Finds Green Homes Sell for a Premium

Green Home with Solar Array

This study addressed Green Home Sales in the Washington D.C. area, but certainly applies to anywhere in the states. Interesting findings.

Homebuyers are not only increasingly interested in high-performance homes, or homes incorporating green features, but they are also willing to pay more for them, according to a new study released today by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the District of Columbia’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE).

What is Green Worth? Unveiling High-Performance Home Premiums in Washington, D.C.,” released by IMT and funded by the DOEE, finds that high-performance homes marketed with green features (such as a solar photovoltaic array or LEED certification) sell for a mean premium of 3.46 percent compared to homes without green features.

Read the study here

 

By |2017-01-24T09:41:17-07:00April 1st, 2016|Energy Efficiency, Industry News, NetZero|Comments Off on Report Finds Green Homes Sell for a Premium