October 23, 2014

Energy Code Cost Calculator

How Do Energy Codes Affect Builders’ Construction Costs? Over the past 10 years, residential energy codes have become more and more stringent in many states. Since 2006, the International Code Council (ICC) has released a new…
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Category: Blog, Ekotrope Product, Feature

October 20, 2014

Homewise Saves $600,000+ With Ekotrope

New Mexico production builder optimizes 78-home development to realize significant cost savings Homewise, a community developer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was facing a problem: a state green building tax credit they had been receiving was over-subscribed…
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Category: Blog, Customers

October 17, 2014

Ekotrope Welcomes Drees Homes, Homewise, and Sunwood as Customers

Ekotrope takes a leap forward signing Drees Homes, Homewise and Sunwood Development Ekotrope, developer of cutting edge cloud based software that optimizes home building, is helping production home builders become more profitable and providing them with tools to design energy…
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Category: Customers, News and Events, Press Release

September 30, 2014

Think Home Buyers Won’t Pay Extra for Energy Efficiency?

Think again: Studies show that West Coast home buyers are paying a lot more for green features By Nick Sisler According to a national survey of 116 single-family home builders, developers, and remodelers performed by McGraw Hill in 2013,…
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Category: Blog, Feature

June 17, 2014

Florida development brings net zero homes to the mass market

Posted courtesy of ProudGreenHome.com, original article. A 148-home central Florida development may be the sign that net zero living has gone mainstream. Long-time builders Greg and Sue Thomas have opened Green Key Village, a 78-acre net-zero…
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Category: Blog, Customers, News and Events

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