Posts Tagged ‘ RMI ’

RMI Report Suggests Zero-Energy Homes are Now More Feasible, Thanks In Part to Cheaper Glass

Oct 3rd, 2018

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), an independent, nonprofit organization, recently released a report detailing how the costs to build zero-energy (ZE) or zero-energy ready (ZER) homes are now less than consumers—and builders—may think. “The Economics of Zero-Energy Homes: Single Family Insights” report, by Jacob Corvidae, Michael Gartman and Alisa Petersen, highlights methods builders can utilize to […]

Remodeling Market Optimism Strengthens in Third Quarter

Oct 20th, 2016

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter of 2016, an increase of four points from the previous quarter and also a return to levels seen consistently throughout 2015. An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher (compared […]

More Remodelers Are Confident in the Market Than Are Not

Apr 23rd, 2015

The market looks good for remodelers following the first quarter of 2015. The newest National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57. Though off slightly from the historically high level of 60 in the last quarter of 2014, the number is above the key break-even point of 50. […]

NAHB: Remodelers Optimistic About Market

Jan 16th, 2015

Things are looking up for remodelers. The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a record-high result of 60 in the final quarter of 2014. A reading of 60 indicates remodelers’ confidence in the quarter-over-quarter improvement in the remodeling market. An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity […]

Remodeler Confidence Up in Second Quarter

Jul 25th, 2014

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) rose in the second quarter of 2014 from 52 points to 56, regaining the momentum built in 2013. This is the fifth consecutive quarter for an RMI reading above 50. An RMI above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher (compared […]