I did some informal research recently about what green-building nerds want in homes and buildings. I posed a question on some LinkedIn group threads I contribute to – “If money were no object, what green features would you install?” Like an editors’ choice award versus peoples’ choice answers.
I think it was one of the most highly responded threads I’ve ever posted, with a real Santa’s bag of answers. I boiled the answers down into three broad categories. First, the features that are really pricey. Remember, money is no object.
Second, the nerdy. Some of the features in this category may not be well-known to lay people, but green-building pros know what matters and what’s pure upsell. (Tip to readers – pay attention here.)
And third, the obvious.…