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Jim Gunshinan liked Kelly Vaughn's blog post How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone
May 29
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How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone

By Alisa PetersenWhile much of RMI’s research and analysis on home energy performance has focused on real estate transactions to stimulate the market for home energy upgrades, existing rental housing upgrades remain a critical yet unaddressed issue in reducing the overall footprint of the residential sector in a particular city and nationally—given that 37 percent of the US…See More
May 23
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How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone

By Alisa PetersenWhile much of RMI’s research and analysis on home energy performance has focused on real estate transactions to stimulate the market for home energy upgrades, existing rental housing upgrades remain a critical yet unaddressed issue in reducing the overall footprint of the residential sector in a particular city and nationally—given that 37 percent of the US…See More
May 21
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Rebuilding America and the “New Normal” of Resilience

By Radhika Lalit and Kelly VaughnThis year’s hurricane season is the most expensive on record, with $202.6 billion in damages according to Bloomberg. These storms across the Atlantic had devastating impacts on people’s lives and homes, on communities, and on infrastructure in the hardest-hit areas.In fact, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is still very palpable for…See More
Dec 21, 2017
Safe-R Insulation commented on Kelly Vaughn's blog post Rebuilding America and the “New Normal” of Resilience
"Hi Kelly, Your article is huge and really informative. After reading your article I can feel your pain. God bless you. Thank you for sharing. http://www.saferinsulation.co.nz/  "
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Rebuilding America and the “New Normal” of Resilience

By Radhika Lalit and Kelly VaughnThis year’s hurricane season is the most expensive on record, with $202.6 billion in damages according to Bloomberg. These storms across the Atlantic had devastating impacts on people’s lives and homes, on communities, and on infrastructure in the hardest-hit areas.In fact, the damage from Hurricane Harvey is still very palpable for…See More
Dec 13, 2017
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The Race to the Top in Home Energy Performance Data: Why It Pays to Go First

Download RMI’s latest report, An MPG for Homes: Driving Visible Value for Home Energy Performance in Real Estate.There is tremendous risk and reward to being a first mover. News that Tesla overtook Ford in market value is perhaps the most illustrative…See More
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May 23, 2017
Kelly Vaughn's blog post was featured

Setting the PACE for Consumer Protection

Residential PACE (property assessed clean energy), an innovative solution for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, is being led by a set of industry mavens seeking to realize the promise of this public–private partnership. Specifically, industry stakeholders have come together to create a set of…See More
Dec 1, 2016
Kobus Niemand commented on Kelly Vaughn's blog post Setting the PACE for Consumer Protection
"Great article and a fantastic initiative that could pay off if the public takes hold of it. Nice to see that gov can implement these kind of programs to assist in clean energy development. Thanks for the article, very informative."
Nov 29, 2016
Kelly Vaughn posted a blog post

Setting the PACE for Consumer Protection

Residential PACE (property assessed clean energy), an innovative solution for financing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, is being led by a set of industry mavens seeking to realize the promise of this public–private partnership. Specifically, industry stakeholders have come together to create a set of…See More
Nov 23, 2016
Michelle Usher liked Kelly Vaughn's blog post Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades
Oct 10, 2016
Jan Green commented on Kelly Vaughn's blog post Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades
"Is the majority of installed solar in Ft. Colllins leased or owned?  "
Sep 1, 2016
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Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades

by Jacob Corvidae, Rocky Mountain InstituteWhat makes solar power contagious, and can home energy upgrades spread the same way? Solar is spreading like a reinvented fire. See the dropping prices, technology improvements, and …See More
Aug 29, 2016
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Solar Contagion and Lessons for Other Energy Upgrades

by Jacob Corvidae, Rocky Mountain InstituteWhat makes solar power contagious, and can home energy upgrades spread the same way? Solar is spreading like a reinvented fire. See the dropping prices, technology improvements, and …See More
Aug 10, 2016

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Kelly Vaughn's Blog

How Cities Can Ensure Better Rentals for Everyone

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 4:17pm 0 Comments

By Alisa Petersen

While much of RMI’s research and analysis on home energy performance has focused on real estate transactions to stimulate the market for home energy upgrades, existing rental housing upgrades remain a critical yet unaddressed issue in reducing the overall footprint of the residential sector in a particular city and nationally—given that …

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Rebuilding America and the “New Normal” of Resilience

Posted on December 13, 2017 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

By Radhika Lalit and Kelly Vaughn

This year’s hurricane season is the most expensive on record, with $202.6 billion in damages according to Bloomberg. These storms across the Atlantic had devastating impacts on people’s lives and homes, on communities, and on infrastructure in the hardest-hit areas.

In fact, the damage from…

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The Race to the Top in Home Energy Performance Data: Why It Pays to Go First

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Download RMI’s latest report, An MPG for Homes: Driving Visible Value for Home Energy Performance in Real Estate.

There is tremendous risk and reward to being a first mover. News that Tesla…

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At 11:47am on July 6, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Kelly,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

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