Resource: Green Rehab Guide for Multifamily Properties
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Title: Green Rehab Guide for Multifamily Properties
Resource type: Guide
Topics: Buildings, Energy, Water
Keywords: rehabilitation, high-performance building, cost-effective, green building, affordability
Audience: Business, Government
Region: Minnesota Statewide
Summary: A 2008 tool from the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) to help affordable housing owners and contractors to integrate green building and energy efficiency into the upgrades of their multifamily properties.
Content: Developed with Build It Green, a California organization, the 58-page guide - free for downloading - contains four sections:

1. Site condition and systems
2. Building construction
3. Mechanical systems
4. Interior spaces

The Guide describes dozens of specific measures for how to incorporate energy efficiency, water conservation, resource conservation, and healthy indoor features into rehab projects. It also looks at the cost and cost-effectiveness of green strategies to assist affordable housing developers in making decisions about which measures to include in their rehab projects.

Suggested by: Philipp Muessig
Added: 08/18/08
Updated: 07/22/11