October 5, 2016 Deliver Energy Efficiency, Motivate with Health As you know, energy upgrades often improve indoor air quality. When you’re assessing a home, be sure to point out health hazards, like...
September 27, 2016 Study: Homes with Solar Panels Valued Higher California leads the nation in residential solar installations—with nearly half of the nation's total. As installation costs continue...
July 28, 2016 Energy Ordinance Toolkit California has adopted ambitious climate-related policy goals, including reducing GHG emissions levels to 80% below the emissions in 1990. As part of that goal,...
August 31, 2016 Build It Green Wins Research Grant to Advance Multifamily Zero Net Energy Our goal? To solve challenges to constructing apartment buildings that produce as much energy as they consume.By...
July 28, 2016 PACE Financing: Big Changes Taking Effect By Don KnappReal estate professionals and contractors: Are you versed in the latest updates to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing...
July 21, 2016 What's Driving Growth in ZNE Homes?   Zero Net Energy (ZNE) homes are the future of our industry, and ushering them into the mainstream is a priority for Build It Green. Last month, BIG...
July 20, 2016 2016 Remodeling Trends: 4 Takeaways for Green Pros By Marc Bigby, Build It Green Senior Contractor Engagement Manager As the experts predicted, 2016 is seeing a major upswing in home...
June 14, 2016 Suburban Apartment Complex in San Diego County Earns a Top GreenPoint Rated Score Community HousingWorks (CHW) has taken its latest GreenPoint Rated multifamily affordable...
GreenPoint Rated Program Updates September 14, 2016 Second Public Comment Period Open for GreenPoint Rated Version 7.0  GreenPoint Rated Version 7.0 is being updated in tandem with...
May 6, 2016 4 Tips for Talking Green to Your Home Buyers By Don KnappGreen and energy efficient home features appeal to home buyers for a wide range of reasons. As a real estate agent, you can help...
May 5, 2016 6 Ways to Improve Jobsite Air Quality As a contractor, you may not be responsible for the products that a consumer chooses to use in his or her home, but you can control the...
April 21, 2016 Creating Demand for Deeper Energy Retrofits By Don KnappIf you want to spark a lively debate, ask a green building professional about deep energy retrofits. How do we get more homeowners...