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Energy Performance Does Add Value! Just look at the HERS Rating!

Trying to demonstrate to the unknowing that enhanced home energy performance translates into enhanced resale value is not an easy task. But actually it is right there in the HERS Rating!?



Even though most of us 'energy pros' understand that the increased comfort, health, durability, and lower energy bills means that the property should be more desirable and more valuable, it is hard to get this going due to the true way that properties are valued.



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Added by Jamie Kaye on December 11, 2010 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Are Energy Assessments a Commodity?

On the news today was the data showing the new Nissan Leaf will get 99 mpg. That is amazing! Is this a step in the right direction? Well maybe a little, but I think it is more a step laterally and not one that moves us closer toward energy independence. The way I am looking at this is that it gets the masses thinking about using less and getting more, which is the fundamental meaning of efficiency, but it is not without costs. If we don’t have a…
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Added by Jamie Kaye on November 27, 2010 at 5:31am — 2 Comments

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