There’s been a great deal of concern about the foreclosures of American homes, and plummeting home values, but there’s a different kind of real estate crisis: A foreclosure of green values.
Solve Climate reports that out of the top dozen homebuilding corporations in the United States, not one has integrated environmentally-sustainable design into their work.
Maybe it’s a good thing, then, that homebuilding is down. There will be less of a bad thing, until green building can increase. Over the next four years, green homebuilding companies are expected to almost double their market share.
For someone a lucky, the wait won’t be that long. HGTV has held a Green Home Sweepstakes, and will announce the winner of an eco-friendly new home in a few days.