Eco-Friendly Homes: More Buck for Your Green Bang?

A modular green house

It looks like adding green features to your home, like low- and no-VOC paints, high-efficiency heating systems, water filtration, solar panels, and myriad other healthy options can be a boon if you’re looking to sell (good to keep in mind if you’re thinking of renovating!) Check out this article on The Daily Green

Hey, even the celebs are doing it! (I know that’s what is going to change your mind, right? LOL)

But maybe your neighbors think McMansions are better than an eco-house due to Greenfear (that is the fear of alternative energy and Earth-friendly design). Check out this article about some folks who were blocked trying to build the modern green house above. Things that make you go hmmmm…..

Starre Vartan is founder and editor-in-chief of Eco-Chick.com and the author of the Eco-Chick Guide to Life. She's also a freelance science and environment writer who has published in National Geographic, CNN, Scientific American, Mental Floss, Pacific Standard, the NRDC, and many more. She lives on an island in Puget Sound with her partner and black cat. She was a geologist in her first career, and still picks up rocks wherever she goes.