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ENERGY BILL GUARANTEE ON HERS RATED HOMESAug, 29 2022 10:08
The Bonded Builders Warranty Group (BBWG) is paving the way in the energy efficiency market with their new Residential Energy Guarantee Program. The program offers an energy bill guarantee to homeowners based on the HERS Index Score of their home.
LOWER MORTGAGE RISK FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMESAug, 26 2022 10:08
It’s no secret that increasing a home’s energy efficiency will save homeowners on their energy bills, but a new study shows that energy efficient homes are better mortgage investments.
Cities Are Building Energy Efficient HomesAug, 23 2022 10:08
Cities are starting to see the revenue-generating, job-creating and environment-saving potential of building energy efficient homes on publicly owned land. Boston is already on the move, and other cities are following close behind. Read on to find out more…
Phoenix Takes On HERS Index ScoreMar, 22 2014 20:03
Phoenix, Arizona has joined a long line of cities who have adopted the HERS Index Score as a measure of compliance with building energy codes. Find out what that means not just for buildings in Phoenix, but for you too!
National Energy Efficiency Program Starts in New YorkNov, 16 2013 01:11
New York is taking the lead in an energy efficiency program that will save people money and create green jobs. Read here to find out more…
New Financing Programs For Energy Efficiency UpgradesOct, 12 2013 01:10
A district in Palm Desert has started a new financing program for energy efficiency upgrades – one that is being replicated all over the country. Read on to find out how it can help you…
Energy Efficiency In MLS ListingsJul, 25 2013 05:07
More and more states are including HERS Index Scores in real estate listings. This is good for buyers, sellers and those who work in green energy. Find out how…
Energy Efficiency for EveryoneJul, 21 2013 04:07
Engaging the average Joe in a conversation about energy efficiency be hard sometimes, but the conversations get even harder when talking to people with low incomes. Here are a few ways to get that conversation going...
Energy Efficiency Research is Good for Our Industry – And The World!Jul, 10 2013 04:07
Do you ever wonder what will make people save energy? What programs? What incentives? What negative consequences? Well, there's research underway to find out the answers - and when they do, they'll use them to help government create programs to help people reduce their energy use. Find out what they've learned so far...
The Federal Government – Taking On Green Energy In Its Own BackyardJun, 26 2013 03:06
The federal government has been talking about green energy and energy efficiency for years, but in the past few years, it has taken real steps to show just how serious it is about the environment.
Americans Are Serious About Energy EfficiencyJun, 25 2013 06:06
With all the energy efficiency products and services on the market, it seems obvious that energy efficiency is a growing sector in today’s economy. But here's the undisputed proof!
SAVE – Mortgage Loans and Energy EfficiencyJun, 24 2013 03:06
The SAVE Act will save homeowners money, it will save environmental resources, and it will save and stimulate jobs. Here's how...
Net Zero Energy Buildings: Here's How!Jun, 21 2013 02:06
New high-performance buildings – and old buildings upgraded with energy-efficient systems – are proving that they can get to net zero energy in just one year. Here's how...
Energy Efficiency: Not Just For HomesJun, 20 2013 00:06
When you think of energy efficiency, you probably think of all the things you can do around the house to save energy. But let's not forget where HALF of our country's energy usage comes from.
The HOMES Act: Good News for Homeowners and Energy ProfessionalsJun, 7 2013 01:06
Last week, the Home Owners Making Energy Savings (HOMES) Act was reintroduced, which would provide up to $8,000 in rebates to homeowners for energy-saving upgrades in their homes.