1Ratings based on three year track record of International Equity composite and mutual fund KCIIX as of December 31, 2018. The ratings shown are mutual fund ratings compiled by Citywire, Lipper Refinitiv, Morningstar, Inc. SEE IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES AT THE END OF TEAM PAGE
Release Date: 04/22/2022
Home buyer preferences, building codes and government incentives are at odds with the path to a net-zero carbon economy. America’s residential housing energy requirements contribute roughly 20% of total US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Despite efforts towards energy efficiency and lower embedded carbon, average house sizes in the US and the world are increasing. A glaring example are “McMansions,” ostentatious 3,000+ square foot homes that prioritize size and impressive curb appeal over quality and longevity, and satisfy homebuyer preferences for larger living spaces to accommodate home offices and gyms.