SOURCE: Home Design Alternatives

Home Design Alternatives

April 28, 2011 10:49 ET

House Plans and More Expands Their Green Resources

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - Green homebuilding and energy efficiency is undeniably the hottest trend in the housing industry. As seen by the recent celebration of Earth Day, the growing concern for protecting the environment and energy efficiency has filtered into just about every product imaginable on the market. Society's focus on the green movement has fueled the latest additions to HDA's home plans web site

At HDA, customers can easily find the expanded green resource section by clicking the brown bar at the top where it is labeled, "Resource Center" on the main home page. The Green Resources category is in the drop down menu.

In addition to the featured "green" home plan shown at the top of the page, there's a variety of energy efficient house plans available to review. This section also features important articles that explain how to build and live green and ways to live a greener life. Also, included in this section are green home builders located throughout the United States, green products and services, green resources such as books and blogs, a glossary of green terms, eco-friendly quick tips and frequently asked questions about "going green."

"The green trend is here to stay," says Kimberly Blackford, Publications and Web Site Manager for HDA, Inc. "Before the downturn in the economy, homeowners were already jumping on the green living bandwagon, but now everyone is more concerned with saving money on utilities, living a simpler life and finding ways to scale down their expenses. People are genuinely concerned about the environment and are looking for ways to save money during this economic downturn. Energy efficiency and green building are becoming standards in the future and we want to provide our customers with as much valuable information as we can."

In addition to the terrific green resource center, offers a staggering collection of more than 18,000 home design plans. With this vast quantity of plans, everyone seeking a home plan will find exactly what they are looking for. Furthermore, it features many other articles on a variety of topics including home decorating, home building finishes, outdoor landscaping among others. HDA's web site is the ideal web site for discovering the perfect house plan and finding the latest information on a variety of home-related topics. For more information, please visit

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