Melissa Ulbricht
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Solar for Real Estate Professionals from GW Solar Institute on Vimeo.

Tap Into the Growing Inventory of Solar Homes

As more homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels come onto the market, buyers and sellers will look for real estate professionals who are familiar with this new technology and know how to properly value it in the real estate transaction. This video…
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Solar for Real Estate Professionals from GW Solar Institute on Vimeo.

Tap Into the Growing Inventory of Solar Homes

As more homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels come onto the market, buyers and sellers will look for real estate professionals who are familiar with this new technology and know how to properly value it in the real estate transaction. This video…
Nov 9, 2017

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Elevate Energy
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http://www.elevateenergy.org/blog/

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Home Energy Efficiency, Meet Real Estate: A 2015 Year in Review and a Forecast for the Future

Posted on February 25, 2016 at 1:05pm 1 Comment

A lot is happening at the intersection of residential energy efficiency and real estate.

First, let us set the scene. Elevate Energy and others have long recognized a specific challenge: When homeowners invest in improving the energy efficiency of their home and property, these measures are often…

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Air Sealing and Insulation Joins the Cost Versus Value Study

Posted on September 17, 2015 at 12:38pm 0 Comments

It’s really nice when hard work pays off.

As part of the collaborative efforts of the Value for High Performance Homes Campaign, we were able to get an energy efficiency measure – air sealing and insulation – added to Remodeling Magazine’s annual Cost versus Value study. This matters because it legitimizes a valuable, low-cost, and manageable home improvement project which home…

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At PlugFest, Energy Efficiency Plays Well With Real Estate

Posted on September 8, 2015 at 11:00am 2 Comments

If you haven’t heard, there’s a lot happening right now at the intersection of home energy performance and real estate.

Let’s set the scene first. As you may have experienced, when homeowners make improvements to an existing house, the most important aspects of home performance – including safety, comfort,…

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Retrofitting TV and Radio Stations in Chicago

Posted on July 30, 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

We recently shared this story on the Elevate Energy blog. Public television station WTTW is a local favorite in Chicago. Alongside our partners, we helped upgrade the lighting and energy efficiency at their production studios. Read more about the expected savings and how the improvements benefit both the station crew and audience.

Making Chicago’s WTTW and WFMT More Energy Efficient…

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At 9:03am on December 16, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Melissa,
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!

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