News We Follow: Top Green Features Millennials Want in a Home

Millennial home buyers are definitely interested in energy efficiency, according to a survey administered by the National Association of Home Builders.

“Energy Star® ratings are clearly important to Millennials, as the second most-wanted green feature is an Energy Star® rating for the whole home: 71 percent of them want this (47 percent say it’s desirable and 25 percent say it’s an essential/must have). 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.”

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