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The Rental Boost From Green Design

Energy efficiency has become as compelling as "the new granite countertop" for home sales and rentals.
January 10, 2012, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"New single-family homes in Phoenix, Arizona, are selling even at slightly higher prices than existing homes-that is, if they have green, energy-efficient features that will significantly reduce the cost of lighting, cooling, and heating over time. This is happening in many other parts of the country as well," writes John K. McIlwain.

Thanks to Daniel J. Rieken

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Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in Urban Land
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