What Green Features Do Millennials Want?

October 2, 2019
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The National Association of Home Builders delineates between the must haves and what's desirable in its breakdown of green features Millennials want in their homes.

Energy Star appliances was the top amenity for 75% of the survey sample followed by 71% that indicated Energy Star ratings for the whole house was important.

The next most-wanted features continues to show that energy efficiency is a significant factor: 70 percent want efficient lighting, 63 percent want more insulation than what code requires, 56 percent want a net zero home, 54 percent want thermal heating/cooling, and 53 percent want locally-produced materials.

The NAHB report also has Millennial comparisons on green feature preferences with Gen X, Baby Boomers, and Seniors.

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