What makes an existing or new home green? Agents that know the answer can provide a valuable service to their clients! Many are realizing that “green” isn’t just about saving the environment, it’s about saving money.
Did you know that heating and cooling costs were at least “somewhat” important to 85% of home buyers in 2013? (According to the National Association of Realtors’ “Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers” 2013 study)
You don’t have to be an expert on dual-pane windows, Energy Star appliances or alternative energy but you should know that NVEnergy has released the “Homeowners’ Guide-Energy Smart, Healthy Home”; a free publication that can help you and your clients as well.
Glimpse of the topics in the guide:
- Upgrading your refrigerator can save you $200 a year in energy bills, not to mention taking advantage of rebates available from local utility companies, manufacturers, federal, state and local governments.
- Know the difference between fiberglass, spray foam and cellulose insulation, and their energy-saving properties.
Andrew Cristancho Director of Marketing at Northern Nevada Regional Multiple Listing Service