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At PlugFest, Energy Efficiency Plays Well With Real Estate

If you haven’t heard, there’s a lot happening right now at the intersection of home energy performance and real estate.

Let’s set the scene first. As you may have experienced, when homeowners make improvements to an existing house, the most important aspects of home performance – including safety, comfort,…

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Added by Melissa Ulbricht on September 8, 2015 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Off-the-Shelf – LEED & National Green Building Standard as Residential Building Code

Cities grafting green-building certifications like LEED into commercial building codes is nothing new, and a number of places like Dallas, Atlanta, Boston and Scottsdale have had such requirements in place for a decade or more.

 

What’s happening now is that cities are doing likewise with…

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Added by Melissa Baldridge on June 14, 2014 at 5:43pm — 1 Comment

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