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Building Trends For 2009
I am reBlogging this post as part of the Eco-All-Stars February share the Link Love Challenge... It is such helpful information and ...read CHRIS' post just below...
The National Association of Home Builders did a recent survey of 2,300 home owners, 50% of those surveyed said they would pay $5,000-$11,000 for a new home if it could save on their utility bills. Could 2009 be the year that GREEN goes mainstream?As home buyers become more aware of the products that are offered and what is Eco-Friendly and available now I believe the trend will defiantly head that way. I am very excited over the new products that are becoming more and more mainstream.
According to the surveys these building trends are on the top of consumers lists.
Making every inch count closet organizing systems Home entertainment Centers Laundry rooms with lots of built in storage CLEANER AIR
Builders are using paints that are lower in volatile organic compounds Improved air filter systems that trap allergens VERY FUNCTIONAL KITCHENS
The kitchen is still the most important room in the house Buyers want the kitchen to be great looking Lots of cabinetry Spacious center islands Highly efficient and great looking appliances that ... more
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