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New IMT Resources Examine Financial Benefits of Green Features in Commercial Buildings


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Weeks Institute for Market Transformation 202-525-2883, x306 /   Primer for lenders and Washington, D.C. case study showcase the financial benefits of green building features, including their positive impact on building valuation. Washington, D.C. (October 20, 2015)—As high-performance commercial buildings (often described as green) become commonplace in markets across … Continued

High-Performance Buildings and Property Value

High-performance commercial buildings (often described as "green") are becoming increasingly common in the marketplace. Recognizing this market growth, this guide aims to help lenders understand the valuation of high-performance buildings. As a companion piece to the 2013 primer Green Building and Property Value, this report examines the relationship between lenders and appraisers and how green features … Continued

What is Green Worth? Unveiling High-Performance Home Premiums in Washington, D.C.

Homebuyers are not only increasingly interested in high-performance homes, or homes incorporating green features, but they are also willing to pay more for them, according to a this study from IMT and the District of Columbia’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE). “What is Green Worth? Unveiling High-Performance Home Premiums in Washington, D.C.,” finds that … Continued

Valuing Energy Efficiency Retrofits


New case study series showcases widepread opportunities to strengthen balance sheets through energy efficiency retrofits.