17.02.2011 - Will building green homes help the housing market?
From WSJ: These are still tough days for the U.S. housing market. Prices continue to fall, even as the country slowly emerges from recession. Last year was the worst year on record for new home sales, according to the Commerce Department. But even in this climate, builders are striving to be innovative. On Tuesday, the WSJ’s Robbie Whelan interviewed Jeffrey Mezger, chief executive of KB Home. The company just launched its Energy Performance Guide system, which is sort of like the miles-per-gallon rating used by the auto industry, only for houses..............................................Full Article: Source
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