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Notes from “How + Why: The Details of Sustainable Homes”

Ryan Taylor and Mike Barcik of the Southface Energy Institute are looking forward to presenting, “How + Why: The Details of Sustainable Homes” at the 2015 AIA National Convention.… Read more

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Save 20% on Higher Green Home Appraisals!

RTAblog_2015_0220_AdomatisAppraiser Sandra Adomatis and Lance Coyle, 2015 President of the Appraisal Institute, just offered 20% savings on a great resource for valuing homes!… Read more

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Did USA Today Publish a Hit Piece on Home Appraisers?

RTAblog_2014_1208_TrafficLightOn Dec. 6, 2014, USA Today published an article titled, “Appraisal Hypocrisy Hits Home“. It offers some insight into the harm done to home buyers and sellers.… Read more

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Atlanta Green Building Council Highlights Green Appraisal Solutions

The Green Building Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association recently hosted Sandra Adomatis at the Southface Energy Institute to discuss appraisals of sustainable homes. Sandra, of Adomatis Appraisal Service in Punta Gorda, FL, is a nationally recognized speaker … Read more

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Life Cycle Assessment: Getting to the “Why” of Making Sustainable Decisions

RTAblog_2013_0412_LifeCycleAssesmentRyan was invited to participate in a panel discussion on “The Green Appraisal Process” at the Region IX meeting of the Appraisal Institute today. The following are notes for some of the issues he’s been asked to address.… Read more

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Does It Cost More to Build a Sustainable Home?

RTAblog_2013_0410_SprayFoamInsultationLast week, the only officially branded curmudgeon that we know (Carl Seville, “The Green Curmudegeon”) brought an article in Atlanta INtown to our attention. In the article David Fowler is quoted as saying “going green” costs “anywhere from 20 to … Read more

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