Green homes

The Process Of High-Performance Home Valuation In Section: Case Study: Valuing High Performance By Craig Foley Peer Reviewed by Jonathan Kantar

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) asked if I would submit an article on the process of high-performance home valuation for the Fall Edition of BuildingEnergy Magazine. The three documents mentioned in the article should be used in the valuation process of any HPH, spec, custom built or resale.

https://www.buildingenergymagazine-digital.com/eneb/0218_fall_2018/MobilePagedArticle.action?articleId=1422004#articleId1422004

Best Practices of Listing a Solar PV Home

Here's a teaser video for the project I worked on with Elevate Energy to establish a best practices for listing solar PV homes. Hopefully full class will be available by the end of June for CE's in most states www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBz2HpPpphE

 

There is a link at the end of the short video where you can sign up for the latest info about the project.

Sustainable Real Estate Consulting Services SunShot STEP Award

"development of online training programs that will teach real estate professionals, appraisers, and appraiser regulators how to value residential solar PV systems. Delivering on fair resale value for these arrays will help promote further homeowner investments in solar"

http://www.elevateenergy.org/sunshot-award-to-value-home-solar-systems

Banker & Tradesman: "Paradigm Shift: High Performance Retrofits Bring A New Kind of Home to the Market" by Craig Foley April 20, 2015

"We are in the midst of a paradigm shift with respect to both how energy is produced, and also how it is consumed. Massachusetts homeowners are participating in both. The explosive growth of solar photovoltaics (PV) supported by innovative programs like Solarize MA allows homeowners to generate clean power on their side of the utility meter. At the same time, Massachusetts’ homeowners, through programs like MassSave, can reap the benefits of aggressive incentives for reducing energy consumption."

Full article available upon request