Better than Code Homes: Translating & Quantifying Appraisal Value

As building science and technology continue to evolve, scale and become more affordable, innovative builders are finding ways to meet and exceed mandated energy building code requirements. However, builders are finding that projects built better than code can pose new … Read More

 

The Art of Setting Expectations & Transacting a Quality “Green-Loan” Deal

Lending institutions (and most of corporate America) tend to forget about the “art” of cultivating ‘trustworthy’ relationships and setting appropriate expectations with their customers and teams.    Why is this so important? There are two ultimate reasons to consider how … 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