Articles or news that emphasize the economic value of green building.

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MI Solar works in Muskegon – Project update
March 4, 2015, Comments Off

Hesselink Installation – Completed May 19, 2014 – Update January 2015 Why?  Someone has to take a risk and star ...

Green Building & Remodeling Tax Credits
October 1, 2013, Comments Off

There are currently 2 Federal tax credits for energy efficiency and 1 commercial tax deduction. Information on the forms ...

SW/W Michigan Green MLS by adding sustainability features to home listings
September 9, 2013, Comments Off

The South West Michigan Regional Information Center (SWMRIC), who represents many of the regions Realtor associations  ...

LEED for Homes Registrations as of 2013 Q2
LEED Homes: New Energy Pathway & Program Market Share
August 8, 2013, Comments Off

“Starting with the LEED NC program, multifamily adoption of LEED really took off when the LEED for Homes and LEED ...

Jlenz Rapid Growth Habitat
AES expands and fills ED position due to growth in Green Building Market
February 10, 2013, Comments Off

A local nonprofit organization that educates and trains homeowners, builders, architects, and others in green building p ...

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Webinar: Post Occupancy Study – LEED for Homes on Affordable Housing
December 17, 2012, 1 Comment

AES recently partnered with Michigan State University (MSU) to perform a Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE) of 235 LEED-cer ...

Gulyas Interior LEED for Homes Platinum Indiana
Real numbers for a LEED for Homes Indiana Success Story
August 5, 2012, Comments Off

The Gulyas residence in Bloomington, Indiana was one of the first homes in Indiana to receive LEED for Homes Platinum ce ...

Green Homes Price Premium
Green Labels add Value to Homes
July 23, 2012, 1 Comment

More Evidence of Green Value A recent analysis of homes done by UCLA Berkley researchers found that a green labeled home ...

Determining Value of Solar Just Got Easier
February 2, 2012, 1 Comment

The additional property value of solar has always been an issue in the industry. Homeowners and professionals both recog ...

LEED for Homes Design Charrette Grants
Design Charrette Grants for LEED for Homes
October 28, 2011, Comments Off

Pre-planning is critically important when designing and constructing a green building. AES encourages projects to use in ...