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Eco-Friendly and Loving It!

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In honor of Earth Day, let's explore the rise of eco-friendly home features in Atlanta. These features not only promote sustainability but also offer significant savings on utility bills.


Over the past six years, listings in Atlanta mentioning eco-friendly terms like "energy efficient," "zero energy," "solar panels," and "EV charging" have been steadily increasing.


What's driving the interest in eco-friendly listings in Atlanta?


According to Chief Economist Danielle Hale, it reflects the city's commitment to environmental conservation and green living. Home sellers in Atlanta are recognizing the demand for eco-friendly features among buyers and are incorporating them into their properties accordingly.


Curious about the green home features gaining traction in Atlanta?


Here are some noteworthy ones:


Electric Vehicle Chargers: With Atlanta's focus on sustainability and eco-conscious transportation, home listings often include terms like "EV charging" and "EV charger." This reflects the city's embrace of electric vehicles and the need for convenient home charging options.

a tankless water heater

Tankless Water Heaters: In a city known for its hot summers, tankless water heaters offer significant energy savings. Listings mentioning "tankless water heater" have increased, indicating Atlanta homeowners' interest in efficient water heating solutions.


Xeriscaping: Given Atlanta's humid subtropical climate with occasional drought conditions, xeriscaping has become a landscaping solution. This environmentally friendly approach to landscaping minimizes water usage while enhancing the natural beauty of outdoor spaces.


eco-friendly solar panels

Solar Panels: With ample sunshine throughout the year, Atlanta is an ideal location for solar energy. Listings featuring "solar panels" have seen a notable uptick, reflecting the city's commitment to harnessing renewable energy sources.


The Takeaway

As Atlanta continues to prioritize sustainability and eco-conscious living, we can expect to see more homes equipped with these eco-friendly features, further enhancing the city's reputation as a leader in environmental stewardship. #EarthDay #EcoFriendlyLiving


Content by Al Maxwell Marietta Realtor®

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