June 25, 2017

Builder Profile: Solaire Homebuilders

Mike and Cindi O’Neil share some lessons from more than 20 years of building high-performance homes. Now the company specializes in zero energy homes. Learn what draws clients to them and how they have made energy efficiency their bread and butter.
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June 20, 2017

Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Projects – A Win for Lenders, Borrowers and Renters

Perhaps the biggest barriers to energy efficiency in multifamily buildings are not technology, but business and finance. A new handbook shows you the ins and outs of financing. Written for project owners and lenders, this guide includes many specific suggestions and examples.
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January 19, 2017

How Builders Can Best Sell their Highly Energy Efficient Homes

High-performance homes have many cool features that are not always obvious to buyers. As a builder, you want the effort and expense you’ve invested in the home to be effectively represented to potential buyers. That means engaging real estate brokers and appraisers who have the training, knowledge and experience to recognize these features and communicate the benefits effectively.
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October 24, 2016

Football Goes Green… and It’s Not Turf

Sports arenas around the world are joining the zero energy wave. Your next game could be carbon-neutral. If football stadia can become zero energy, shouldn’t the homes we build be zero energy too?
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November 12, 2015

Zero Energy Multifamily Buildings: Three Case Studies

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August 2, 2015

Speaking of Zero: No to “Net-“, Yes to “Ready”

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July 24, 2015

California’s Residential Zero Energy Goals: Green or Greenwashing?

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June 22, 2015

Tesla’s Powerwall

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June 22, 2015

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Financing for Veterans

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May 19, 2015

Financing Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Existing Homes

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