29 May '15, 3pm

Nice Checklist Enables #RealEstate Professionals to Assess Home #Energy Attributes | @neepenergy : #HERS @MA_RGBC

Nice Checklist Enables #RealEstate Professionals to Assess Home #Energy Attributes | @neepenergy : #HERS @MA_RGBC

The energy-efficient home market in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic continues to grow at a steady pace. The market penetration of high-performance homes in the United States reached $36 Billion in 2013 and is projected to hit $72 Billion by 2016 (Source, McGraw Hill Construction). Consumers are seeking green and energy efficient features, and builders are striving to meet the demand. A recent survey by the National Association of Home Builders showed that “nine out of ten buyers would rather purchase a home with energy-efficient features and permanently lower utility bills than one without those features that cost two-to-three percent less.” Boot Up the Checklist for Home Energy Efficient Attributes for Real Estate Professionals With an increasing number of high-performance buildings on the market, real estate professionals are in the unique position of having to assess a b...

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