For a 1400 sq ft house this premium is about $16 per square foot or $22,400 in addition initial cost due to energy related items when compared to conventional construction. This cost premium represents about a $130 per month increase in a 30 year mortgage while the building technology is estimated to save about $160 each month in utility bills.
This creates an instant monthly saving of about $30. And because you're not subject to rising energy const you'll save an estimates $46,000 over the life of your 30 year mortgage.
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Sol balances the financial and environmental impact of sustainable development with its political merits and implications.
“As architects, we have a responsibility to take a longer term view of development and conceptualize more holistic, sustainable models.“
– Chris Krager, KRDB