Boomers
Going Green



Boomers Going Green- For Today and Tomorrow



Are you a "boomer" who is stepping outside of a traditional box?  Are you placing the  emphasis on quality of life where a new vision of aging is on the horizon? You don't have to be any particular age to appreciate sustainable excellence. Consider and  plan how and where to live -- today and into the future.   READ ON to envision your Post-50 years, sustainable innovation and excellence.




ENVISION YOUR POST50 YEARS




The 50-Plus Crowd is leading the way toward sustainable excellence (going green) according to the latest research. In fact this very powerful and influential  group of over 80 million over-the-NEXT-hill innovators may change the way we view aging.

Sustainable Innovation

According to the latest research, silvery-haired folks find smaller footprints, daylighting , snug building shells, Energy Star ®appliances, no/low VOC paints and adhesives, rainwater harvesting- absolutely desirable. And the going green list  features items that are good for health, pocketbook and  the future of our grandkids.


 "VALUE-ADDED"
makes  sense and dollars and "sense" when

UP-FITTING
POST 50



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 81% of Post-50-People
say they prefer to stay at home
plan for aging-in-place
and sustainable excellence


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"GREEN" CAN MEAN VALUE-ADDED

BY DESIGN

HERE

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You will see inter-generational homes, small cottages and pocket neighborhoods.

1. Lifelong homes showcase both style and common sense.
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2. Function and beauty CAN come together to stir the imagination  with home automation conveniences and green-built amenities.
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3. Light-filled dwellings designed for a lifetime now are preferred to
“ traditional” homes all across the USA.
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Boomers-Going Green 

5 Value-Added Factors

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Recent research concludes that a clear link is beginning to emerge between the market value of a building and its green features. In that research, a combined a review of literature and case studies, researchers determined 5 Value-Added Factors in eco-friendly- green, high performance buildings.


1.Eco-friendly- green buildings are good for the environment.

YES ___ NO ___ MAYBE ___

2.  Green -built structures provide healthier places to live and more productive work places.

YES ___ NO ___ MAYBE ___

3. "Green" properties command higher rents and/or home sales prices.

YES ___ NO ___ MAYBE ___

4. Eco-friendly dwellings attract tenants more quickly,  reduce tenant turnover.

YES ___ NO ___ MAYBE ____

5. Green buildings cost less to operate , maintain and add value to the property.

YES ___ NO ___ MAYBE ___


the matter of income-is up next ... . if you like the idea of having a good flow of cash around-- or, perhaps you would not turn down a waterfall --go with the flow  ONWARD!













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