Construction of a new building
Rehabilitation of an existing building
100 thousand dollars
236 million dollars
335 billion dollars
Replacement of drafty windows
Upgrading indadequate attic insulation
Blowing insulation into the walls
They promote increased levels of home ownership.
They always lead to gentrification.
They stymie growth, development and change in a neighborhood.
A building constructed in the 1980s.
An existing building.
A new building with bamboo floors and solar panels.
Buyers have wider choices and typically get more house per dollar.
Historic districts have great trees.
Older buildings cost more to maintain than newer buildings.
It is the energy that flows through our bodies.
It takes into account all the resources and energy that goes into collecting raw materials, creating a product, and shipping and installing the product.
It is an estimate of the amount of energy a building will lose over time.