14 Jan '12, 2pm

Yahoo! Study Finds the American Dream Home is Turning Green

Yahoo! Study Finds the American Dream Home is Turning Green

A recent Yahoo survey about the American consumer's evolving view of housing provides interesting and strong evidence of a definite market trend. According to the Yahoo survey, energy efficiency is a top hallmark of the "dream home" -- more consumers cited energy efficiency as a desirable attribute than any other feature. (The Yahoo survey can be found here .) Now, in some ways, this cannot be a surprise. Energy expenses, and energy efficiency, have been growing as an important factor in all real estate sectors for years. Look at office buildings. Anyone and everyone involved in commercial real estate knows energy efficiency has been a top priority. LEED and Energy Star labels are everywhere. Top-tier tenants looking to move include energy efficiency as a priority attribute for prospective space. Recent studies document the correlation between greater energy efficiency and...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/01/14/yahoo-study-finds...

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