Investing in a Green Home Makes Sense


More Value for Your Home Investment

        
  The Built GreenIdea Home in the Issaquah Highlands installed Hardiplank┬« fiber cement siding which has a 50 year warranty. It requires less maintenance and replacement than wood siding.

 

Built Green homes can offer immediate and long term savings for homeowners through careful design, efficient building techniques, and selection of long-lasting and low-maintenance materials. Your family will enjoy:

Higher Quality
Today's architects and builders have a wide range of good quality sustainable building materials, equipment, and techniques. Building green means selecting for durability, performance,and cost, as well as the environment, making this a good use of your dollar,and the right thing to do.

Reduced Maintenance
The more durable interior and exterior products in Built Green homes mean you'll spend less time taking care of your house, and more time enjoying it.

Lower Operating Costs
More efficient appliances use less water and more energy. Native and drought-tolerant vegetation require less water, pesticides, and fertilizer to maintain. Good planning using Built Green techniques can improve your operating budget significantly.

Better Resale Value
If you need to sell your Built Green home, its longer life, reduced operating expenses, and lower maintenance will translate into greater value in the housing market.

Security
Feel more secure knowing your investment is financially sound while contributing to a healthier, safer tomorrow.


Use low- emitting interior products and materials to avoid environmentally triggered illnesses