Top 2012 green trends include user-friendly home energy tech, certified multi-family construction

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The Earth Advantage Institute identified 10 key green building trends for 2012.

January 26, 2012

The Earth Advantage Institute identified 10 key green building trends for 2012. Among them are the advent of consumer friendly home energy technology, a boom in certified multi-family construction, and broader adoption of residential energy ratings for homes.

"While the economy has not been kind to most new home builders, we have seen a surging interest in home energy management and energy improvement," says Sean Penrith, executive director, Earth Advantage Institute. "Those builders and remodelers who have adopted a transparent green message have been quite successful."



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