Nils Kok and I have conducted a large sample real estate study measuring the sales price premium for Energy Star homes relative to other comparable homes. We find a large positive effect. Here is a LA Times writeup and here is a draft of our paper. For those who follow my work too closely, you will recall that I recently published a paper on the price premium for solar homes. Starting with my early work on who buys the Prius, I continue to be interested in the demand for green products and how incentives can be used to increase their market share.
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