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Carl Seville

Carl Seville

Carl Seville is a consultant on sustainability to the building industry. His firm, SK Collaborative, provides certification for multifamily projects, new and rehab, throughout the eastern United States under the National Green Building Standard, LEED, EarthCraft, Enterprise Green Communities, and Energy Star programs. A HERS rater, he holds the LEED AP Homes and Green Rater designations. Learn more at www.skcollaborative.com.


Carl Seville's Posts

Mortgage Insurance Premium Discounts Now Available for Green Certified Multifamily Projects Mortgage Insurance Premium Discounts Now Available for Green Certified Multifamily Projects

The HUD program applies to both market-rate and affordable projects. Read more

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Why Green Building Certification Makes Cents Why Green Building Certification Makes Cents

The benefits include financial incentives, improved building performance, and resident comfort, to name just a few. Just as important, the added cost to developers is limited. Read more

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Do Seniors Care if Their Building Is Green? Do Seniors Care if Their Building Is Green?

Many market-rate communities try to use green certifications to appeal to young professionals or Gen-Y renters who want to lead a very eco-friendly lifestyle. But seniors don’t seem to have that same level of interest. Read more

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Do Renters Really Care if Their Building Is Green?

Many owners and managers aren't convinced that renters will pay more for green features, though surveys say they will. Read more

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Builders Evaluate Value of LEED, as New Version Is Prepped

Builders evaluate the cost effectiveness of building to LEED standards, as the U.S. Green Building Council preps a new version its certification program for a November roll-out. Read more

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