This article does a good job balancing the premise with the available data. This is especially relevant when looked at in the context of the SAVE ACT, legislation moving through congress that may require all federally backed mortgages to include energy bench marking disclosure at time of sale, and that this information is taken into account to allow larger mortgages on more efficient homes.
By Kenneth R. Harney, Published: August 26
Housing groups and housing officials say definitive data covering multiple regions of the country are scarce. But some localized research projects in Oregon, Washington state and California offer promising hints. (FULL ARTICLE)