Home Builders Use 10 Green Products Or Practices On Average

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March 14, 2017

According to the January survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, single-family builders use 10.2 different green products or practices on homes they built during the last year.

NAHB Eye on Housing says that energy efficient windows, high efficiency HVAC systems, and programmable thermostats are among the most popular green products.

While nearly half of the survey’s 337 respondents said they never or almost never certify their homes to a green standard, 22 percent said they always or almost always do.

While builders who always or almost always have their homes certified to a green standard on average use 11.9 of the green products or practices, builders who never or almost never have their homes certified still use 9.1 of them.

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