A new, low-interest loan program is giving residents of St. Louis incentive to make energy efficient improvements to their homes. GreenHELP aims to help homeowners make their houses more eco-friendly and potentially trim their energy expenses, reports St.
The city of Norman, Okla., wants to become a statewide leader in environmental policy. Its City Council has approved a resolution to transition to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035, reports the Norman Transcript. The measure makes Norman the first...
Every local government in the United States is eligible to receive no-cost technical assistance to achieve designation by SolSmart.
More American real estate developers could be poised to enter the era of the net-zero-energy building, industry experts predicted during Urban Land Institute’s 2018 Spring Meeting in Detroit. That drive to aim for net-zero energy in new construction and major...
Apartment investors have taken advantage of low-interest loans through green financing programs offered by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with about 40 percent of the organizations’ business being green. The loans have proven so useful to value-add investors – those...
Fannie Mae has received its fourth consecutive Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). An Energy Star partner since 2011, Fannie Mae received the award for its continued commitment and...
This report shows that PACE financing is a great way to safely and effectively make important home improvements.
This planned expansion will increase employment in this Hawaiian segment of the organization.
The tax credit includes ENERGY STAR qualified metal roofs and other types of certified cool roofs.
The Alabama project features the Southeast's first community-scale microgrid.
Before the pilot project, the buildings were centrally heated, meaning the heat ran no matter how indoor temperatures varied through the winter.
Water heaters typically last about 10 years.
Geothermal becomes feasible for many more homeowners who previously thought it was financially out of their reach.
The Environmental Protection Agency Phase 2 emissions standard requires wood furnaces to reduce emissions 84 percent reduction from the emission standard that was effective as of 2015.
When you’re asked what your budget is for your renovation project, you cannot say, “I don’t know.”
The United States is in the middle of a supply crisis – the number of homes for sale has fallen on an annual basis for the past 33 straight months.
LED bulbs consume on average four times less energy than compact fluorescent bulbs, 9 times less energy than conventional incandescent bulbs and 7 times less energy than halogen.
There is an old way of cooking in France, known as sous-vide, that is now appearing in North American appliance warehouses.
The solar development impacts 545 low-income family and senior households, reducing resident energy bills, and providing solar installation job training for the community.
A smart thermostat can help you reduce your energy costs by as much as 30%.