Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Lower Fuel and Home Prices Stall Green Building

By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
Homebuilders slapped on solar panels and added other eco-friendly enhancements as energy prices soared earlier this year, hoping greener homes would lure reluctant buyers. But since July, the cost of oil has plunged from $147 a barrel to about $36, while home prices continued to fall. Together, these headwinds have...

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