Today let’s take a look at different myths that surround Green Homes. Green homes with eco friendly features are getting more and more popular nowadays especially in the sunny state of California taking into consideration that California has the strictest environmental laws in the country. So let’s bust some myths and see what green homes are really about.
First of all many people believe that Eco Friendly Homes are very expensive which is not true. These houses the same as conventional houses can be priced very differently depending on the location, house size, real estate market and other factors. You can find a $150,000 house and you can find a $1,000,000 condo both equipped with green appliances and other features.
Second myth is that only non toxic materials are used in the construction of green homes which is not completely true. Yes, a lot of materials that are used in the construction are non toxic , however one of the most popular materials is spray polyurethane foam which is a petroleum based product and it’s used for its great energy star rating as it provides a tight seal and good insulation.
Third myth is that eco friendly homes require complicated technologies. Green homes actually are all about promoting energy efficiency and healthy eco environment. Many technologies used are quite simple however eco friendly and really help to shrink your home’s carbon footprint.