What are the largest benefits building energy efficient homes?



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    For the resident of the home the biggest benefit, besides a clear conscious is going to be the money they are saving every month on their utility bill. Americans spend on average almost one fifth of their annual income on energy expenses. For a developer energy efficiency has become an effective marketing strategy. Now that energy costs have risen and people are more aware of the long term cost benefits of having an energy efficient home buyers will way this more heavily in their decision on what house to buy. For society at large, the benefit is in the reduced emission of green house gases and the reduced destruction due to coal extraction.

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    One of the best benefits for the owner of a green home is drastically reduced energy costs.  It may be more expensive right now to build green, but it will save you a lot of money in the long run. Also, there is the sense of fulfillment that comes with living in a space that isn’t in conflict with the environment around you.  Rather, you house would be in harmony with nature instead of hurting it.  

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