Juwai IQI today announced that it will incorporate a new carbon emissions calculator into Atlas, a super-app used by members of the company’s 30,000-strong global agent network. This calculator provides homebuyers with simple, clear, and actionable data on the environmental impact and running costs of their home. Sustainability is a priority for people of all ages and the Jwai IQI initiative solves the problem that today most countries in the world lack an independent source of this information embedded in real estate listings. .
Juwai IQI Co-Founder and Group CEO Kashif Ansari said:
“We are working towards the next generation and making the environment a top priority when making many choices in our lives, including our homes.
“We want to help consumers become more aware of their climate impact and reduce their water and energy bills. Developers are rapidly moving towards more sustainable construction. But there is no better tool for communicating the benefits of new green buildings to potential buyers.
“Our new Carbon Emissions Calculator is the next step for Juwai IQI following our May 2021 commitment to achieve net zero emissions and carbon neutral certification from 2030.
“First, we will integrate our climate emissions calculator into our super app, Atlas, from which we can feed data into third-party portals and our own real estate listing portals such as iqiglobal.com, juwai.com, juwai. .Asia.
“The calculator becomes a small illustrated data window for each listing that reports the carbon footprint of the property and the lifestyle-related carbon footprint of the people who live there. A walking family than the carbon footprint they have to drive to reach these amenities.
“We already offer mortgage calculators to buyers, and it won’t be long before climate emissions calculators become equally important to buyers.
“Homes that look alike can have very different climate impacts.The Juwai IQI Climate Emissions Calculator makes it easy to compare the sustainability of homes.
“Despite rapid innovation in construction techniques and materials, buildings still account for nearly 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Placing air conditioning vents on the floor instead of walls or ceilings makes a big difference.With a You can save more energy with glazing that is designed to let light through.
green home is a good investment
“Greenhouses can also be a good investment. Numerous studies from Asia, Europe and North America have shown that greenhouses can be resold at a premium as high as 9% compared to other similar properties. This makes a green house a much better investment.
“In Kuala Lumpur, the median green home resale price premium is around US$8,455 (MR40,100).
“In Bangkok, the resale price premium for an average priced green apartment is around US$8,455 (TB316,350).
“In Ho Chi Minh City, the resale price premium for a mid-priced green apartment will be about US$13,842 (VND346,100).”