Startup Monday: Viva Green Helps Home Buyers Find Eco-Friendly Houses
This article was syndicated in The Chicago Tribune and numerous columns across the country.
Highlights Viva Green Homes for its eco certified home searches
There’s even a search engine to find certified homes for sale called Viva Green Homes. That will be useful if you’d like to do a bit of competitive analysis to determine what ratings are typical in your area.
Whether you’re looking to rent or buy a home, apartment, condo, or townhouse, historically you’ve had to ask a lot of questions to find out about the home’s energy efficiency and carbon footprint. Meet Kari Klaus of Viva Green Homes, a new home listing service that is changing that.
Listen to Green Connections host Joan Michelson’s engaging conversation with Kari about how to buy or rent a “green” home no matter where you’re located, what to look for, and pitfalls.
You’ll learn about:
“Green-washing” – or exaggerated claims in listings
How their rating system works
Tips for buying or renting a green home/apartment
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