Massachusetts Debates the Value of Energy Efficient Homes

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Amada Gassé, ERS, for Zondits At the end of June, the Massachusetts State Senate voted to pass a bill that will require home energy audits before a home, condominium, or apartment building under five units can be listed for sale. The bill will also require homeowners to disclose the results of the home energy audit … Read more

Consumers Prefer Energy Star-Certified Homes

New Home Buyers Will Choose Energy-Efficiency Over Luxury Features Builder, June 13, 2016 The recently released annual Energy Pulse study from Shelton Group suggests that consumers in the market for a new home prioritize energy-efficient features over luxury items. Eighty-five percent said they’d pay more for an Energy Star-certified home, and their preferences for individual … Read more