Green Energy Money (GEM) offers financial solutions for single family and multi-family energy efficiency and renewable energy new construction and retrofit projects. Our strategic alliances and partners include mortgage and financial companies, appraisers, building science consultants, and utilities around the country. We work with builders, developers and real estate owners to drive High-Performance Building and energy reductions in our communities.

In addition, GEM has developed green appraisal practices and methods that standardize a “recognized green premium” in energy efficiency. These methods have been accepted and approved by national mortgage and appraisal industry organizations and meet all regulatory compliance guidelines.

The GEM team strives to create excellence and an experience that empowers, informs and supports a new paradigm for doing business. By incorporating sustainability principles, we improve our economic growth and social culture.

GEM Supports Builders and Developers to Advance High-Performance Building

It’s a new paradigm. Today’s building environment can be overwhelming for most builders. Staying ahead of technological advancement, building code and carbon reduction mandates, web-based marketing, and financial, utility regulatory shifts can be a daunting experience for most real estate construction companies.

Green Energy Money, Inc is proud to be a valued resource and market-based solution for our building community. We understand that increasing building costs to improve energy efficiency can make it difficult to absorb cost outlays, translate and quantify to consumer and financial markets. The old myths and perceptions around green building affordability have shifted dramatically. It doesn’t have to cost more to enjoy energy and financial interdependence.

We understand how important having the right financing team can be to our builder’s success. We work with all builders, large and small production, to small custom builders to help them structure and facilitate financing and appraisal valuations for their green-high-performance projects and clients.

We offer financing through our lender strategic alliances in most of the US and Canada; for more information on loan programs, customer loan information click here.

We have successfully helped many builders overcome challenges in the green-built space. Including marketing and economic analysis, and facilitating building performance modeling to improve efficiencies.

We promote green builders. By filling out our preferred builder online forms, we can obtain preferred high-performance builder status and become part of our trusted builder network. At GEM the distinction is we are passionate about advancing green and WANT to fund Near-to-Net-Zero projects; and we can help builders and their clients achieve competitive financing and quantified green appraisal valuations that economically support high-performance projects.

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  • Austin retrofit
    Light Retrofit |Austin, TX

    Light Retrofit |Austin, TX

    Greg, a rental property owner in Austin, Texas owns a single-family house that is over 30 years old. Although he maintained the ...analytic developerJun 20, 2013
  • Arlington VA exterior
    Deep Retrofit | Arlington, VA

    Deep Retrofit | Arlington, VA

    This home was purchased and retrofitted with additional square footage prior to the new owners moving in. Data from local electric and ...analytic developerJun 21, 2013
  • Mitchell, OR exterior
    Net-Zero Surplus | Mitchell, OR

    Net-Zero Surplus | Mitchell, OR

    This exemplary case study demonstrates the economic possibilities for building and business owners alike. New construction projects offer a higher cost ...analytic developerJun 26, 2013
  • Net-zero with energy - Austin, TX
    Net-Zero Home| Austin, TX

    Net-Zero Home| Austin, TX

    Energy Efficiency Improvement 75% - 100%+ Karen and Dan Cripe designed and built their custom home in Round Rock, Texas with the expertise ...analytic developerJun 26, 2013
  • Solar_panels_on_a_roof
    Which is Better; To Lease or Own Solar Panels?

    Which is Better; To Lease or Own Solar Panels?

    **UPDATED FOR 2016 GUIDELINES**Dozens of solar installation companies, such as SolarCity and SunRun, have sprung up in recent years, cashing in on ...analytic developerApr 27, 2023
  • Enteligreenhomes
    Premiere High-Performance Builders

    Premiere High-Performance Builders

    GEM offers a suite of green building quantification, marketing, and financial products and services that distinguishes high-performance builders and developers from conventional ...analytic developerJul 18, 2013
  • Sante Fe home exterior
    Net-Zero Project | Santa Fe,NM

    Net-Zero Project | Santa Fe,NM

    Madelyn, a Santa Fe, New Mexico homeowner and single mother upgraded her 3200- square foot home with solar power. Her building was ...analytic developerJun 21, 2013
  • Deep Retrofit | Austin, TX
    Deep Retrofit | Austin, TX

    Deep Retrofit | Austin, TX "The Green Energy Money (GEM) and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) team have assisted my wife and I, twice, with refinancing our personal ...analytic developerJul 22, 2013
  • Leander, TX
    Light EE Retrofit | Leander, TX

    Light EE Retrofit | Leander, TX

    "Not only did we receive a lower interest rate through GEM‘s lenders, but the Green Appraisal increased our market value and covered ...analytic developerJul 22, 2013
  • Austin, TX
    Near Net-Zero | Manchaca, TX

    Near Net-Zero | Manchaca, TX

    “Our hat is off to Green Energy Money (GEM) and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC). They helped us make our clients' dream a ...analytic developerJul 22, 2013
  • Austin Case Study 4 kitchen
    Net-Zero | Austin, TX

    Net-Zero | Austin, TX

    “My wife and I had a main focus of balancing cost with responsible stewardship; reducing our energy consumption and carbon footprint. We ...analytic developerJul 22, 2013
  • Driftwood, TX
    Case Study: Driftwood, TX - 100% Rainwater

    Case Study: Driftwood, TX - 100% Rainwater

    “Our experience with Green Energy Money (GEM) and SecurityNational Mortgage Company (SNMC) has been great. They truly know how to value a ...analytic developerJul 22, 2013

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