Green home improvement is a hot topic these days. With the cost of water rising throughout much of the country and energy policies facing an uncertain future, more homeowners than ever before are showing an interest in energy-saving remodeling projects and upgrades.
Greening your home is good for the planet, but let’s face it: The biggest incentive for most homeowners is the bottom line. The problem? Energy-saving home improvement projects won’t necessarily save you money. That’s because many green home upgrades have a high upfront cost, and it can take a long time before the savings pay you back. The following infographic takes a look at a few upgrades that will save you money within two years or less