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The Next Big Thing: Healthy Homes

When Meritage Homes began to ask its average buyer, a 36-year-old mother of three, how it could create better value in 2009, the subject of health kept coming up. Moms were worried about kids with allergies and concerned about soaring child asthma rates.

TreeHugger a leading sustainability news blog website on the story in Builder:

Builder Magazine calls healthy homes “the next big thing”

TreeHugger has been on a healthy homes kick this fall ( see them all here) but now the building industry is catching on to the trend. Robyn Griggs Lawrence writes in Builder Online: Across the country, home builders large and small are working to determine whether healthy building standards are important for their buyers.

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