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Viva Green Homes One Of The Top Eco Homes Listing Sites

21 August 2016, 19:13

Elemental.green names Viva Green homes as one of the top sites listed for eco home listings. 

 

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5 SITES TO HELP YOU FIND DREAMY ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HOMES

Green home building is growing at an incredibly fast rate. According to the National Association of Home Builders’ report, Green and Healthier Homes: Engaging Consumers of All Ages in Sustainable Living: nearly one-third of home builders report that they are currently doing more than 60% of their projects green, and over half expect to be doing that level of green work by 2020.

The U.S. Green Building Council claims that “more than half of consumers rank green and energy-efficiency as top requirements for their next homes.” Sound like you? You’re not alone in your search to buy an environmentally-friendly home. Luckily, with the growing demand for these types of homes, there are now websites dedicated to helping you in your search for finding your dream green home. Read on to learn about 5 eco-friendly home search sites and a featured home from each of them. 

2: VIVA GREEN HOMES

This is one of the largest and most comprehensive sites specifically for eco and energy-efficient home listings, averaging approximately 4,000 active listings nationwide. Have some very specific green home specifications in mind? Viva Green Homes’ search engine offers checkboxes for prized home features such as LEED-certified, EnergyStar, solar, net-zero, and more. In addition, the homes are rated with a custom Viva Green Score (1-5) to help illustrate how green and efficient the homes are. On Viva Green Homes, you’ll find eco-friendly homes with a variety of Viva Green scores in a variety of price ranges.

 

 

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SPECIFICATIONS

Asking price: Negotiated
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4
Year built: 2010 with updates in 2016
Eco Features: net-zero ready, solar, passive heating & cooling, rainwater collection system, recycled metal roof, over 25% certified sustainable or recycled interior finishes with little to no off-gassing, and more.

Read the full article here.

VIVA GREEN HOMES FEATURED HOME:SAN DIEGO, CA ECO-GREEN STRAW BALE HOME

This straw bale home, designed by Hubbell and Hubbell, was built in 2010 and features an impressively long list of eco-friendly features without sparing luxuries like a pool and spa. The property boasts a large, verdant yard near hiking trails with stunning panoramic views while still being within 2 miles of public transportation. According to Viva Green Homes, this home is a favorite on green home tours!

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