13 May '11, 12am

This is great progress And interest in green properties is growing according to estate agents:

Canny sellers are increasingly pushing their properties' green credentials to gain a competitive edge in the dog-eat-dog housing market, according to property search engine Globrix.com. The company has seen a 23 per cent increase in the number of properties listed as 'environmentally friendly' on its site over the past year and insists this is not typical estate agent hyperbole. FURTHER READING Johnson Controls predicts green loans could drive office revamps Budget 2011: Green builders furious at watering down of "zero-carbon" home standards The number of houses advertised with solar heating shot up by a third over the same period, and there was also a 28 per cent rise in the number of properties on the website with fitted solar panels. The company said the feed-in tariff scheme is partially behind the rise, as sellers believe homes offering a fixed payment to those genera...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2070592/green-homes-...

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