The Department of Energy debuted a “Home Energy Score” last week to help homeowners rate their homes somewhat like autos with their mpg stickers. As a Board Director and member of the Retrofit Standards Task Force of FGBC (Florida Green Building Coalition), one of our current projects is developing a Retrofit Standard that would be available in Florida. Ratings like these as well as “sustainable” data fields in real estate multiple listing services make it easier for consumers searching for low energy usage and healthier homes. Read more about the DOE Energy Rating….
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Licensed in Real Estate since 1985, Jeannette, Broker/Owner of Green Florida Properties sets herself apart with extensive education in energy-efficient and sustainable building practices. As northeast Florida's first NAR (National Association of Realtors) Green Real Estate Professional and certified EcoBroker Jeannette pioneered the greening of St. Augustine and St. Johns County MLS. Adding green data fields to the multiple listing service benefits anyone seeking to buy or sell a home with energy-efficient and sustainable features. Jeannette is currently one of three NAR and FR (Florida Realtors) GREEN Instructors in Florida teaching the GREEN Designation course. View all posts by GreenFLBroker, Jeannette Moore