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Six Myths about Building Green - Green Building Supply

Myth #1 Building green is more expensive This is the biggest myth because "expensive" is a relative term. More expensive than what? Expensive today loses meaning when life-cycle costs are considered. Many green building designs, strategies, materials and practices can and do save everyone money because they generally reduce energy costs, labor costs and medical costs now and in the future. How? In general, Green building improves indoor air quality, health and the productivity of its occupants. They last a longer time, require fewer resources to develop and are usually more aesthetically pleasing. Resale values of green buildings are usually greater than those that are conventionally built. When we consider the cost benefits of green building on energy savings, worker productivity, safer indoor air quality for tenants and homeowners, longevity of the building, small enviro...

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