Is It Worth It to Build a Green Home?
Im a dreamer with a big imagination and a disdain for high utility costs. Over the past several years Ive kept a lot of green or environmental design websites bookmarked. I visit them regularly, check on new projects or offerings, and overall spend a lot of time thinking Wow, thats really cool! I would love to build a green home focused on sustainability. Things like a solar powered water heater, rain collection to water the landscape, passive or zero energy homes, and modular or pre-fabricated modern buildings are right up my alley.
That is, of course, until we start talking cost.
Green Home Building is Expensive
My interest in green architecture is focused on two things: I like the modern look, and I like low utility costs.
This thought process seems to run directly counter to most... [via Beingfrugal]