Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Does Green Building Have to Break the Bank?

by Roger Valdez

Posted by WorldChanging Team
June 23, 2009, 5:40pm

Mythbuster: Green Building doesn't mean expensive and complex.

The intuitive view of most people might be that building green is going to be vastly more expensive and complex than building to the most basic standards required by local code. It follows that we assume affordable housing probably isn’t going to be green. But a recent article in the Communities and Banking magazine published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FSB) this spring busts the myth that affordable housing and green housing are opposite and mutually exclusive concepts...see full article.

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