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Title: Building America Top Innovations 2014 Profile: Valuing Green in the Appraisal Process

This 2014 Top Innovation profile describes how Building America’s BARA team facilitated discussions between the Appraisal Institute and RESNET, paving the way for a groundbreaking agreement between the two organizations. This agreement allows RESNET-approved Home Energy Rating System (HERS) software to auto-generate a fact-filled Green and Energy Efficiency Addendum intended for real estate appraisers for every home rated by a RESNET-certified HERS rater.
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Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
U.S. Department of Energy; Building America; top innovation; BARA; residential; construction; energy efficient; software; HERS; RESNET; rater; appraisal; real estate