23 Dec '11, 2pm

Writing is on the wall..And who is ready to give them what they want?

A new survey of future and current homeowners has found that the American dream is alive and well, and focused more on sustainable living than ever before. Nearly one-quarter (74%) of those polled said home buying is a good investment, and their most wanted features in a new home related to energy efficiency and sustainable materials, according to the study from Yahoo! Real Estate. The most desirable features include: -- Green/energy efficient: 50% -- Building a custom home: 38% -- Water views: 38% -- Mountain views: 32% -- Suburban home: 31% -- Near the beach: 27% -- Cottage in the woods: 20% A desire to move to a more sustainable home was rated by 27% of the respondents as a reason they would move out of their current home or apartment. The top reasons for moving include: -- Wanting to live in a larger space: 45% -- Wanting to live in a home that better suits their life ...

Full article: http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/news/2011/12-december/gree...

Tweets

Survey of future/current homeowners focused more on #sustainable living than ever before via @ecohomemagazine

Survey of future/current homeowners focused mor...

ecohomemagazine.com 19 Dec '11, 7pm

A new survey of future and current homeowners has found that the American dream is alive and well, and focused more on sus...

Survey: People Want More Green Homes

Survey: People Want More Green Homes

jetsongreen.com 19 Dec '11, 8am

It turns out that a green, energy efficient home built with sustainable materials is “most wanted ,” according to a Yahoo!...

Green Home Appraisal, Cleantech Building, Seatt...

jetsongreen.com 18 Dec '11, 10pm

Green Home Appraisal, Cleantech Building, Seattle 2030 District, + Bulbous Congress By Preston on Dec. 17, 2011 | Topics: ...

McDowell comes down from 2010, ready to climb again

McDowell comes down from 2010, ready to climb a...

pgatour.com 20 Dec '11, 8pm

McDowell comes down from 2010, ready to climb again text size Heathcote/Getty Images Graeme McDowell won the U.S. Open in ...

Google Lists The Top Green Search Trends of 2011

Google Lists The Top Green Search Trends of 2011

treehugger.com 20 Dec '11, 4pm

Are people really interested in raising backyard chickens? Do they care about reusable diapers? According to Google's most...

Wall detail for Cold Climate #leed #eco #green ...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 20 Dec '11, 1am

I am having a difficult time comming up with the ideal wall construction(detail) using 2x6 timber for a build I am doing t...

Britain Ready for Social Innovation, Renewable Energy and to be Green

Britain Ready for Social Innovation, Renewable ...

justmeans.com 16 Dec '11, 11am

Britain Ready for Social Innovation, Renewable Energy and to be Green A recent survey by YouGov commissioned by The Sunday...

Affordable Green Home Plans from a Certified EA...

earthadvantage.org 19 Dec '11, 6pm

The homes are good-looking too, with styles ranging from a modern "Urban Pueblo" to Four-Square and Craftsman. I'm a huge ...

USGBC’s ‘Best of Green Schools 2011’ List: The ...

edcmag.com 15 Dec '11, 4pm

The U.S. Green Building Council's Center for Green Schools, working in conjunction with its founding sponsor, United Techn...

Spring 2012 Runway Style Trends: Our Most Wanted List of Shoes: Are you as shoe-obsessed as me? Then you'll be

Spring 2012 Runway Style Trends: Our Most Wante...

fashiontribes.typepad.com 23 Dec '11, 8pm

Are you as shoe-obsessed as me? Then you'll be no doubt be rejoicing that the footwear forecast for Spring 2012 looks good...

Islander Prefab, Container Store, Winter Energy Savings, + More Green Building: Sauvie Island prefab. Green bui...

Islander Prefab, Container Store, Winter Energy...

jetsongreen.com 12 Dec '11, 7am

Islander Prefab, Container Store, Winter Energy Savings, + More Green Building By Preston on Dec. 10, 2011 | Topics: Uncat...

Green Building Q&A: Double stud wall detail.......

greenbuildingadvisor.com 13 Dec '11, 4pm

A couple of initial comments. If you align the studs with the roof trusses at 24"o.c., you can eliminate the double top pl...

Who needs green building? Appraisers, lenders, ...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 14 Dec '11, 10pm

If we let simple or even net-value payback analysis alone drive the economics of high-performance buildings, we might as w...

Green gifts for green people: here are our favourites

Green gifts for green people: here are our favo...

theecologist.org 16 Dec '11, 1pm

'Tis the season to be jolly, and to buy one hell of a lot of presents while we're at it. As Christmas draws closer, Britis...

pH Living Makes a Healthy Green Home: 13, 2011 | Topics: Prefab, video | 0 Comments This video showcases the pH

pH Living Makes a Healthy Green Home: 13, 2011 ...

jetsongreen.com 14 Dec '11, 6am

pH Living Makes a Healthy Green Home By Preston on Dec. 13, 2011 | Topics: Prefab , video | 0 Comments This video showcase...