10 Beautiful Eco-Friendly Mansions That Are Currently On The Market

south carolina $10 million sustainable home

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Luxury homes are often criticised for being ostentatious, wasteful, and having too large of a carbon footprint.But in many new constructions, LEED certifications and “eco-friendly” features are commonplace.

We browsed Sotheby’s International Realty’s Green Living section to compile a list of top-notch luxury homes that either had LEED certification, solar panels, or other smart technology.

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