Laura Reedy Stukel's Blog Posts Tagged 'efficiency' (3)

The New Granite is...Siding! Really?

My friends in energy efficiency have been patiently waiting for granite to fall out of favor as the sexiest way to improve your home, and add value when you…


Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on February 19, 2013 at 8:59pm — 1 Comment

Mapping the Market Triggers for an Efficiency Tipping Point

We've been talking about Market Transformation of energy efficiency for a long time.  And the home sale transaction has been long viewed as a lever that can…


Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on February 12, 2013 at 7:51pm — 2 Comments

Are there green premium "Hot Spots"?

There is much talk and some progress towards an elusive premium for green homes.UCLA economics professor Matthew Kahn breaks it down. He uses three criteria to predict areas more likely to have a green premium:

  • High electricity prices.
  • More environmentally-minded citizens.
  • MPG-type labels that certify energy…

Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on September 3, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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