Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Green Homes Market Rising

With national surveys indicating that 80 percent of consumers consider themselves "green-minded,” eco-friendly business practices are becoming more common in all industries across the board.

With people looking for innovative ways to live green and increase the comfort, health, and affordability of their home, they are looking to the “experts” to help make green choices that contribute to environmental sustainability, easier.

As a result, a trend toward green building practices has emerged to mitigate the environmental impact of home building and remodeling. Green building techniques are increasingly becoming more a part of the standard practices that builders use on a daily basis. Builders are finding that utilizing these techniques reduce call backs and improve customer satisfaction and overall profitability.

According to, the market for green homes is expected to rise from $2 billion to $20 billion over the next ten years. With this growth develops misinformation and the need for education. EcoBroker fills this niche in the real estate space by offering licensed real estate professionals the only comprehensive green educational curriculum available. Find a local EcoBroker at

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