Tag: Green Certification

Did You Know?

Have you worked with a client that is in the market for a greener, more sustainable home? You’re probably not alone if you answered “YES.” Over half of REALTORS® recently surveyed in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) REALTORS® and Sustainability report say

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New and Revised Fields on NorthstarMLS

NorthstarMLS has added several new data fields and additional options for some existing fields. Many of these enhancements result from a joint effort between agents and homebuilders to encourage more new construction inventory to be entered into the MLS. These

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HERS Index Becomes National Standard

Just announced, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has made HERS a national standard governing home energy ratings of new and existing homes. In 2013, more than 218,000 homes were labeled with the HERS Index score, representing about 50% of

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New Energy Efficiency Fields

Effective June 6, NorthstarMLS adds two new data fields: Green Certification and HERS Score. Green Certification: A simple “Yes/No” field to identify whether the property has been green/energy efficient certified by one of the following: MN Green Path, Energy Star,

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