The focus on energy efficiency in our homes is growing again. Green Homes are in. If you think you will be selling your home within the next few years, it is a good idea to start now to make your home more energy efficient. Mortgage companies are even starting to make the energy efficiency of the home a factor in figuring the mortgage payment amount for home buyers. If the energy efficiency of a home translates into money savings, this amount is added to the amount a buyer can pay for a home.
To do a do-it-yourself home energy audit visit this link at the Energy Star website:
Here is another evaluation your can do:
Home energy audits are becoming part of the buyer’s standard home inspections. Act now to prepare your home for this important inspection. If your home has a good energy score you can use this as a benefit of buying your home over the competition.