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6 Tips for Selling High-Performance Homes

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on August 24, 2021 0 Comments
6 Tips for Selling High-Performance Homes

The Home Performance Counts: Virtual Green Home Tour series provides insights into multiple facets of the high-performance residential building industry and how to effectively communicate the benefits of building high-performance homes. Here are a few tips from recent tours.

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Log Homes Open House Month Continues With Hybrid Approach

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Log Homes Open House Month Continues With Hybrid Approach

This July marks the 10th annual National Log Homes Open House Month, and log-home companies are eager to open their doors to new customers who may be contemplating a log or timber home after months quarantining at home.

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Building with Universal Design Concepts Enables Aging in Place

Building with Universal Design Concepts Enables Aging in Place

Check out the first home to achieve the 2020 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard® (NGBS) UNIVERSAL DESIGN badge — “The Gladstone” of Urban Downs in Richfield, Wash. — during the July 15 Home Performance Counts: Virtual Green Home Tour Series.

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How to Help Prospective Buyers Visualize Energy Cost Savings

How to Help Prospective Buyers Visualize Energy Cost Savings

Providing prospective buyers with tangible information on anticipated utility cost savings can be a differentiator for your business and create a lasting impression as they look at other potential homes to purchase.

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North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

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North Carolina Project Highlights 4 Key High-Performance Building Practices

The Home Performance Counts: Virtual Green Home Tour series kicked off on Earth Day with a walkthrough of the stunning Robinwood in Asheville, N.C., and a lively builder/broker conversation. Brandon Bryant, founder of Red Tree Builders, and Kelly Erin-Spinney of Modern Asheville Real Estate discussed green features of the home, the importance of communicating building science strategies to clients in ways that resonate, and tips on realizing the added value of a high-performance home in the initial sale as well as stewarding the home forward.

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12 Tips for Organizing a Virtual Green Home Tour

Filed in Sustainability and Green Building by on April 19, 2021 1 Comment
12 Tips for Organizing a Virtual Green Home Tour

Although there’s no singular secret ingredient, several HBAs transitioned their in-person green home tours to successful virtual events while providing extra value to their membership. Learn how they did it.

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