Build Green, Save Insurance Dollars

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We have seen how green drivers can save on insurance; now we learn that green builders can too. Fireman's Fund Insurance now discounts LEED certified buildings by 5%. According to Building Design + Construction: Steve Bushnell, product director with the Fireman's Fund, said green building properties are attractive to insurers because there's


"less risk in a building that is constructed with products and systems so state-of-the-art that they lower operating costs, increase resale [appraisal] values, create a healthier work environment, and provide an opportunity for greater worker productivity."
Unlike the Taxman, who will look at the same things and hit you up for a higher assessment and charge you more. ::Building+Construction

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