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Home Energy Efficiency = Greater Home Value!

Can increasing your home’s energy efficiency raise its market value? The short answer is “Yes!’ In a new set of studies reported by E, the environmental magazine, the experts at Energy Star found that an eight percent increase in home value correlated with Energy Star certified homes across Oregon, Idaho and Washington simply because they were deemed energy efficient. The same pattern has been observed across the U.S. A six percent increase was seen in...