EEBA president shares how to get jurisdictions to open doors to better incentives
Not only are home buyers interested in and desiring products that are not harmful to the environment, but they also want high-performance homes that are beneficial to their physical and psychological well-being.
Gene Myers, CEO of Thrive Home Builders, is an advocate for this trend. Myers, recently elected president of the board of directors of the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA), offers homes in the Denver area that are not only high performance, but also attainable. This has become a difficult progression for his organization, working with both suppliers and municipalities to come to the right product at the right price.
Through the process, Myers has seen that municipalities are more receptive to high performing housing and will offer more incentives to a builder for a greener product, and for bringing urban attributes to suburban areas, like more density and walkability.
In this short video, Myers explores the various ways he’s approaching the future of design and construction, along with best practices on collaborating with municipalities.  Read article by Jennifer Castenson

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