We believe in the value of relationships and are intentional about creating opportunities for face-to-face interaction. Read on to learn about the different events we’ve hosted for our clients, partners, and friends.
2015 Alliance Annual Meeting Comes to Austin, Texas, October 14-15
The event explored the Business of Performance and included speakers such as:
Suzanne Shelton, The Shelton Group
Betsy Scott, IBACOS
Suzanne has joined our How We Live™ research team. We shared our collective research results, including a look at what Boomers and Millennials value in home performance.
Scott Hinson, Pecan Street
Modeling performance is one thing, but what really happens when people are introduced to the mix? How do homeowners use energy, solar + water? What does real efficiency look like, and what are some unintended risks? Scott offered insights from 1,200 houses throughout the United States being monitored by Pecan Street, a nonprofit R&D group based out of the University of Texas at Austin.
Kerry Langley, PrimeLending Sandy Adomatis, The Appraisal Institute
Kerry offered the latest information on high performance home appraisals and finance, including case studies of builders who’ve used the Total Cost of Ownership financing model and insights from LFASE (Loans for Affordable Solar Energy), a new program through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Sun Shot Initiative focused on making solar affordable to all homebuyers and owners, regardless of income.
WE ALSO EXPLORED builder and community-scale Homes That Give BackSM, Cost of Quality results and builder best practices, strategies for reducing risk and lowering insurance premiums, and much more.