With experience comes expertise, and as a first-time homeowner, there is no shortage of things to learn. The impact of what seemed like a small decisions during the homebuilding process can be huge in later years. Perhaps look and feel drove most of the decisions – Granite! Wood! Gray! But did they think about long-term maintenance costs? Energy saving opportunities? The impact those decisions have on the environment?
Millennials (birth years ranging from early 1980's to the early 2000's) are no stranger to the topics of global warming and our carbon footprint. A 2011 Pew Research Survey revealed Millennials are more likely to favor green energy projects. In fact, many in the Generation Y category consider themselves global citizens that can influence the world with the power of their wallet.