Energy-efficient Texas houses worth $25K more than traditional homes, study finds

A new study by the University of Texas at Austin found that new homes built to LEED standards are worth an average of $25,000 more in resale value than conventional houses.
In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, the study focused on homes in Texas built between 2008-2016 that met Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards, the world’s most widely used green building rating system. The study found that LEED homes showed an 8 percent boost in value while homes built to a…

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