Our friends at Fast Company have posted a great article this week about the future of real estate and the National Association of HomeBuilders’ vision for new construction. Houses will be smaller, more energy efficient (duh!) and be much more “wired” that today. “Dual flush toilets, low-flow faucets, low-E windows, powerful insulation, and Energy Star home ratings will all grow in popularity. Solar systems may also become popular features, but wind and geothermal energy won’t be widespread–unsurprising since there are already so many cash-saving ways for homeowners to install solar systems, but not for other renewable energy sources” says the author.
The best part for me was the mention of self-cleaning countertops! 🙂
Read on for more here and let us know what you think about future home building in the MRIS market.