A recent article on EcoBuilding.com listed 10 cities with the highest utility bills...what an eye-opener! "Utility" bills included not only electric and gas costs but also "essential home services", i.e. telephone, television and high-speed internet since so many homes have devices like computers, tablets, x-boxes, etc. According to the WhiteFence Index 2012 data collection the … Continue reading Average Utility Bills Motivate Buyers Towards Energy-Efficient Homes!
Maybe you're working on getting your tax data together for filing next month or perhaps an extension is in order for you this year. Either way when getting your receipts together it can be easy to forget about some of the newer tax advantages, especially the newer green tax write-offs. I ran across this article on Earth911.com written by Alexis Petru which sums up the write-offs very well.
An Energy Efficiency upgrades initiative was designed in 2010 with the program stalling in July, 2010 when FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Agency) brought up concerns about the seniority of loans in case of a borrower's default.