We've written before about the trend in the housing market favoring energy efficient homes. Here in Michigan, some discerning buyers have sought out homes with specific features that make it more environmentally and less expensive to maintain. These features include sky lighting, geothermal heating systems, solar panels, improved insulation and roofing, and many other add-ons. So why is it that these residential properties have an advantage on the market?
Even in the tough economy, Michigan families looking for a new home can still be quite choosey. One of the important features for many home buyers is how environmentally friendly a home is. Energy efficiency can save families large amounts of money over the course of owning a home.