Beyond The Future 2.2 – A New Perspective on Green Mortgages, Payments & Incentivized Financing

 

 To better understand how a green, high-performance loan should work, we should first review how conventional mortgages and interest is calculated. It’s important to note that all green projects, whether a new construction project or retrofitting an existing home, are … Read More

Into The Future – Green Mortgage Finance: What’s up with Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM’s) Part 2.1

 

 What’s a green mortgage and where can you find one?   What’s a green mortgage and where can you find one?  That’s a loaded question these days. Unfortunately, there is no verifiable, transparent answer.  Web searches regarding the subject of … Read More

Back to the Future – Retrofitting America’s Building Stock for Existing Homes, Part 1:

 

 The 1973 and 1979 Oil and Energy Crisis caused major havoc and brought national attention to how fragile and energy dependent we had become.   Gas prices skyrocketed, lines at gas stations caused rioting, and winter was harsh for many families … Read More

Water 21st Century Gold | Drilling Wells verses Rainwater Harvesting

 

 Clean water and conservation continues to be one of the most significant challenges of the 21st Century.  Without it life cannot exist.  Texas and many south-western regions have experienced severe drought conditions, with municipalities and homeowners struggling with unanticipated costs … Read More

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