These upgrades will help families to lower their monthly utility bills, improve the comfort of their homes, and contribute to the fight against climate change.
Households around the world saved up to 30 percent of their annual energy budget thanks to energy efficiency improvements. A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that savings of 10 to 30 percent were made around the...
Fannie Mae has closed its 500th green financing transaction of 2017, a portfolio of 10 multifamily properties, demonstrating the broad market adoption of Fannie Mae's green finance program. The transaction is a significant milestone for the Fannie Mae Green Financing...
Consumers have a lot of choices these days when it comes to heating and cooling systems. One option is right below their feet—taking advantage of the earth’s constant underground temperature nearly 30 feet below the surface. Geothermal heat pumps (GHPs),...
Grant Will Improve Low- and Moderate-Income Homeowner Access to Solar and Energy Efficiency Upgrades
PACE financing levels the playing field for homeowners who do not meet the enhanced credit standard required to finance solar using loans or leases.
Energy- and water-saving improvements financed through HERO have created more than 20,000 jobs, and are on track to save homeowners billions on utility bills.
The selected projects will accelerate energy performance improvements in existing and new residential buildings
Summer is heating up, and Lennox is looking for some cool ideas for saving energy.
Just in time for summer, where above-average temperatures are expected for many portions of the United States, LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies is launching a user-friendly rebate tool that allows HVAC contractors and homeowners to search for local and...
Homeowners can maximize energy efficiency and take advantage of a 30-percent federal tax credit with the new VELUX Energy Performance Model skylight featuring automated energy performance. The Energy Performance Model combines an ENERGY STAR-certified VELUX fixed or manual fresh air...
Heating water for bathing, washing, cooking and other uses is typically the second largest consumer of energy in a home. The choice of a water heater will impact the long-term cost of living in a home, as well as the...
When completed, the project will be among the largest rooftop installations in the New York City area.
Solar and storage owners to be more energy independent and help reduce the need to use electricity from central, fossil-fuel fired plants.
Overall, PACE financing has empowered more than 100,000 American homeowners to make home energy and efficiency improvements.
Prospective first-time and upgrade homebuyers are cautious about rising home prices and interest rates, and are sensing growing risk.
PACE loans are -- in substance -- consumer loans secured by real property and should be subject to federal consumer protection requirements.
Building a green home is great, but actually living a lifestyle within that home that is environmentally friendly is even better.
Over half of Realtors find that consumers have interest in real estate sustainability issues and practices.
There’s a fallacy that renovating your house to be environmentally friendly is expensive and time-consuming.
Upgrading or replacing inefficient or deteriorated building systems to optimize their performance is a critical first step.