Project Description

More than 18% of all housing in the United States is multifamily and one-third of Americans live in multifamily housing units. In spite of its prevalence, the multifamily sector has been slower to adopt sustainability measures, with multifamily properties boasting 34% fewer energy efficiency features than other housing types. And at a time when the US market for environmental services is worth $14.6 billion, one has to wonder what’s causing this gap. One thing is for certain: It is not due to lack of opportunity. Quite the contrary, “greening” this sector with energy retrofits and other sustainability measures presents a powerful, and largely untapped, opportunity. We dive into those opportunities — and the challenges they face — in our new infographic based on our recent eBook.
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