05 Jun '12, 1pm

3 green upgrades to boost property values

3 green upgrades to boost property values

It's clear that energy-efficient features can increase a property’s value. But what’s not so obvious is how each element contributes to the overall boost -- and how property owners can use this information to maximize their efforts for the largest payoff. Changes to a building’s lighting, windows and HVAC system can all provide payoffs in lowered utility costs, but at different rates. Increased value can also be derived from the occupants’ comfort and health in addition to increased attractiveness. And as the market share for energy-efficient buildings continues to grow, the value of green buildings will rise, while the value for buildings with poor energy performance will drop. So says a new report co-authored by the Appraisal Institute, a global association of professional real estate appraisers, and the Institute for Market Transformation, a Washington, DC-based organiz...

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