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

New homes built to LEED standards in Texas are worth $25,000 more on average than conventional houses.
That is according to a new study by the University of Texas at Austin, results of which were released Tuesday. The research was conducted with the U.S. Green Building Council and focused on homes built in the state between 2008 and 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…

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