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

 

Choosing Right Green-High-Performance Builder for Your Project or Community

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So you have found the perfect parcel of land; or have an existing home that needs updating, but how do you choose a builder that is reputable, competent and skilled in the art of high-energy performance or green building? Some … Read More

 

Brown Discounts & Green Premium Value Trends–New Real Estate Market Emerging Risk

When it comes to high-performance building mitigating investment risk, most real estate finance investors and mortgage companies don’t get it. In fact, many lenders tend to discount (undervalue) green-high-performance projects and consider them risky investments. Antiquated lending and appraisal guideline … Read More

 

A Call to Action in 2016-Driving High Performance Building with Private Capital Markets

As we find ourselves in a new year, we are filled with new found hope and possibilities.  For those engaged in the high-performance building market, all of our pioneering efforts are being realized and a sustaining future is now possible. … Read More