08 Jul '11, 7pm

How to Get an Energy-Efficient Mortgage #home #energy

How to Get an Energy-Efficient Mortgage #home #energy

How to Get an Energy-Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Return to No-Regrets Remodeling index If you decide you want an energy efficient mortgage, the first step is to find a lender who offers them. Check with your local banks, or better yet, check the list of contacts at the end of this chapter to find an agency or organization that can steer you in the right direction. Home Energy Ratings. Once you have a lender, the next step is to get an energy rating of your house. The rating is a comprehensive evaluation of your home's energy use. It considers everything from the types and amount of windows and insulation your house has, to the major appliances (such as heating and cooling systems), to the air leakage in ducts and in the building structure itself. The analysis is not concerned with personal behavior. It shows how your house as a structural package compares to other houses, no ...

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