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  • NAA Webinar: Energy Conservation and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR Score for Multifamily

    Energy conservation reduces our carbon footprint while providing healthier, more sustainable homes to our residents. Moreover, for multifamily owners, energy management is the largest controllable operating expense in their multifamily communities. The management process begins with benchmarking,...

  • Fannie Mae and HUD Expand Their Energy Efficient Multifamily Loan Program

    HUD, FHA and Fannie Mae yesterday announced their support to expand Green Preservation Plus. Formerly known as Green Refinance Plus, Green Preservation Plus supports the preservation of quality affordable multifamily housing through reform of energy and water projects that make properties more...

  • Enterprise Community Partners Multifamily Retrofit Toolkit

    This Toolkit distills Enterprise’s experience retrofitting multifamily affordable housing into the critical steps necessary for success. It is a roadmap for multifamily housing owners, investors, and developers which outlines a comprehensive, cost-effective approach to retrofit.  To learn more...

  • Better Buildings Challenge: Tracking Energy use in Multi-Family Buildings

    Take the Challenge on Multifamily Building Energy Efficiency   In 2013, the President’s Climate Action Plan expanded the Better Building Challenge to cover multifamily buildings. An instrumental component of the program—which supports commercial and industrial building owners in reducing energy use...

  • Sample Case Study Template Posted

    Hello, I wanted to let the Green Cmmunity know that I shared the AOBA Green Case Study template (with an example included) to the Green COmmunity Library. Here's a quick link to it.

  • Green Amenities

    What are the most sought after green amentities that residents and prospective residents are looking for? What have the easiest green amenties you've undertaken and began offering?