Last Updated: 9-2010
An attempt to improve available information and communication supply of property developers for low energy houses in the Netherlands. If property developers do not change their policy for low energy houses, it will be very hard to compete with existing building stock on the housing price, due to the extra investment costs for regulated energy efficiency performance. This paper deals with the research and development of an instrument, aimed to support property developers in their challenge to inform the customer of the added-value of low energy houses. Consumer behavior, energy efficient techniques and the finance situation of green houses will be investigated in order to develop a decision support system for the potential customers.