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Home Energy Saving

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  • A push to get lenders to reward energy efficiency in homes

    WASHINGTON — For the growing numbers of home purchasers who care about energy efficiency, it's the ultimate "green" goal: Lenders should recognize the net savings that energy improvements provide to property owners and take them into account when...
  • Sustainability Commission promotes green projects for city and residents

     
    The city of Elgin's Sustainability Commission has advanced many projects to make the city and its residents greener. This July, to help the health of …...
  • Kevin Hunt: The Best $75 A Connecticut Homeowner Can Spend

    Kevin Hunt: The Best $75 A Connecticut Homeowner Can Spend
    Nothing like a little autumnal chill and diminished daylight to get people thinking about their home's inadequate insulation, leaky ducts and watt-guzzling incandescent bulbs. They'll get no sympathy from The Bottom Line, though, because it probably...
  • We Caught You Doing Something Cool: Home Energy Audits Unveil Inefficiencies

     
    The typical American family spends about $1,900 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A home energy assessment, or …...
  • SoCal housing market kicks off 2011 with a slump

     
    Southern California’s housing market kicked off 2011 with a slump. Sales were at their worst level for a January in three years and prices also dipped. The price declines, which were steepest in the Inland Empire, were driven by a......
  • KB Home launches MPG-like label for home energy efficiency

     
    Los Angeles-based homebuilder KB Home is taking a page from the car industry by slapping an efficiency label on all its new properties. Like automakers, who are rolling out a legion of electric and hybrid vehicles, residential construction companies are.....
  • U.S. government buys its first electric vehicles

     
    The federal government handed over the keys to a handful of electric vehicles it purchased Tuesday. The 116 cars -- a mixture of Chevrolet Volts, Nissan Leafs and Think Cities -- are the first electric vehicles to be purchased by......
  • Energy Department challenges students, encourages home energy conservation

     
    In an effort to simultaneously encourage energy conservation and increase students' interest in science, the Department of Energy announced its Home Energy Education Challenge on Tuesday. Administered by the National Science Teachers Assn., the...
  • IKEA stops selling incandescent light bulbs

     
    IKEA announced it will no longer stock or sell incandescent light bulbs, effective Tuesday. The world's largest retailer of home furnishings says it is the first major retailer to stop selling incandescents. "IKEA is committed to integrating sustainable...
  • Naperville announces second phase of energy savings program

     
    Naperville residents looking to save money on utility bills through more can again apply for help through the city. Naperville’s Home Energy Savings Program will …...
  • Schwarzenegger approves funding for energy efficiency improvements

     
    The effort to revive a home energy efficiency financing program that stalled this summer has a new recruit: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. This week he signed a law that will help route more funding to the Property Assessed Clean Energy program......
  • Fannie, Freddie freeze PACE energy-efficiency retrofit financing programs

     
    Federal regulators have essentially put the kibosh on nationwide lending programs linked to home energy efficiency retrofits, encouraging state and local governments to rethink “significant safety and soundness concerns.” In a statement Tuesday, the...