You try not to litter. Your car does not billow black smoke into the atmosphere. You are aware of humanity’s impact on the environment. One of the reasons that you are considering going green with the home you buy is to make a difference, even if it's a small one. Whether it’s a residential home or a condo, reducing the environmental footprint of your home can affect the environment and your bottom line.
Being Nice Is Not Enough
New research by the University of Applied Sciences in Kiel, Germany shows that people who value social responsibility at a business level are more likely to focus on environmental sustainability. Having a sense of global accountability at an individual fiscal level is wonderful, but the implementation can be daunting.