006 // How Much Does A Healthy Home Cost To Build?
Have you thought about building a home that encompasses your health and wellness goals, but figured it would be too expensive to build? A healthy home must cost more to build than a typical home, right?
It doesn't have to!
This podcast episode breaks down the myth that a healthy and eco-friendly home will cost more to build than a typical home. There are certain items that need to be included in a healthy home that will cost more than a typical home, but those costs can be balanced out by cost-saving strategies that take place when designing a healthy home.
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In this episode you will learn:
- The two main items that will cost you more in a healthy home than a typically (code minimum) built home
- What you and your designer can do in the design phase of your project to ensure that your house will be built as a healthy home without adding cost
- How aligning your goals with your budget with help you offset the few high cost items of a healthy home
- The areas where a healthy home will cost less than a typical home
A few helpful links:
I mention the Eight Healthy Home Elements when talking about the design of a healthy home. Click here to listen to the Healthy Home Design episode that breaks down each of the healthy home elements.
Here is a link to the Facebook Live video where I talk about setting goals and determining your purpose for creating your new home.