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Green-certified homes sell at 8% premium in Texas #LEED #ENERGYSTAR

Green-certified homes sell at 8% premium in Texas #LEED #ENERGYSTAR

A new study examined 3,800 green-certified homes built in Texas between 2008 and 2016 and determined that green certification was worth a 6% boost in resale value. Certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program gave single-family houses in the Texas market an added 8% in value. The University of Texas said in a news release that the study was conducted jointly by the McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin and the U.S. Green Building Council. The USGBC United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Organization devoted to promoting and certifying green buildings. USGBC created the LEED rating systems. created and now administers the LEED rating system. Greg Hallman, faculty director of the Real Estate Finance and Investment Center at the McCombs School and the lead author of the report, said, "The average new home in our Texas MLS data ...

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