As sustainable building heats up, expect queries from homebuyers

Interest in sustainable building is on the rise, sparking fierce competition along the building supply chain and a litany of questions from homebuyers.

Despite risks, fire prone areas can still hold value — for now

A new study from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada, affirms that wildfire risks don’t impact property values in fire-prone areas over the long run.

SolarStory opens door to rooftop solar information

As rooftop solar panels become more mainstream, new site SolarStory has answers to all your most pressing questions and real-time data updates.

SolarStory opens door to rooftop solar information

As rooftop solar panels become more mainstream, new site SolarStory has answers to all your most pressing questions and real-time data updates.

Envoy Technologies rolls out car-sharing program for residential buildings, hotels and offices

Two real estate agents have formed Envoy Technologies in a bid to make all-electric car sharing an amenity for high-end hotels, apartments and workplaces.

Actuaries weigh in on climate change: It’s not heat, it’s water

A group of actuarial societies has released the latest update to its Actuaries Climate Index for the U.S. and Canada, and the results ain’t pretty.

6 ways homeowners can conserve energy in hot climates

Between rising global temperatures, rising fuel costs and rising demand for indoor space, home energy efficiency is more important than ever before.

Do wind turbines lower property values? The experts weigh in

The impact of wind turbines on nearby property values is difficult to nail down, but some hard numbers are beginning to emerge.

Cool down your summer with a new take on energy efficiency

The benefits of making energy efficiency improvements include lowering your monthly bills and building client relationships by sharing what you’ve learned.

Climate change is here, and it’s already impacting property values: Harvard study

The study provides a fact-based grounding for the concept of “climate gentrification,” a phenomenon in which a region experiencing climate change will see property values soften.