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Green-Certified Homes Bring Higher Sales Prices, Despite Market Barriers

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Feb. 3, 2016

Green Buzz: Must-Read Stories from the New Year

Good news is in the air for green building. From California's pioneering efforts toward green building, to green home design trends. We’ve assembled a few of the best articles we've read since the beginning of the year:

  • California Leads the Nation in Net-Zero Projects (Green Building Advisor)
  • A coalition of net-zero energy advocates completed the first-ever count of net-zero and near net-zero projects in the U.S. and Canada, reporting a total of 6,177 residential units. California outstripped the rest of the country, with 1,538 of the total of 3,339 buildings.