Your Energy-Efficient Home Is Now Worth More!

For years homes built or retrofitted with energy efficient upgrades did not include the value of those features in a residential home appraisal.  The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has just introduced a three page addendum to include the additional value of the energy efficient features of a property. With appraisers now able to … Continue reading Your Energy-Efficient Home Is Now Worth More!

University of Maryland Students Win 2011 Solar Decathlon!

Solar Decathlon Sun Powered House Competition

Did you know about the Solar Decathlon Competition that was being held in Washington, DC this past weekend?  Teams from all over the US and world have been erecting houses powered by the sun.   There are some very unusual designs and construction materials and there are several very attractive homes... several I would be … Continue reading Solar Decathlon Sun Powered House Competition