Why Energy-Efficient Home Improvements Might Close the Sale

Just in time for Earth Day which happens to be this Sunday, April 22! We recently began an exciting blog partnership with Allstate Insurance. Check out our first guest blog post on their community blog: Why Energy-Efficient Home Improvements Might Close the Sale and look for future posts from All State guest blogger Pauline Hammerbeck. […]

A few green updates could give your home a competitive edge against others on the market.

Just in time for Earth Day which happens to be this Sunday, April 22!

We recently began an exciting blog partnership with Allstate Insurance. Check out our first guest blog post on their community blog: Why Energy-Efficient Home Improvements Might Close the Sale and look for future posts from All State guest blogger Pauline Hammerbeck.

Have you made a green update to your home? Tell us about it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lindsay is the Manager of Social Media for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and is a licensed real estate agent. She was born and raised in New Jersey and just bought her first home in Livingston, where she grew up. When Lindsay isn’t busy facebooking, tweeting or instagramming she is enjoying life with her husband Joe and cat Rory. She enjoys binging on Netflix, cooking and Zumba.

  • Jgeoghan

    We added solar hot water heating for our pool using a rooftop system, plus a two-chamber compost setup and an organic garden (for the finished compost of course).  When we remodeled our first floor we incorporated all LED recessed lighting plus high-efficiency halogens.  There’s more detailed stuff but I can say that a little research does pay off!

  • http://twitter.com/LListanski Lindsay Listanski

    Wow those are some major green updates! What is one tip you would recommend to homeowners looking to take a small step toward a greener home?

  • Jgeoghan

    Look around your property for ways to replace the things you use (lights,trash,drinking water,even veggies) with more sustainable options – such as locally grown or produced foods, energy-efficient, preservative and chemical-free items.  Read labels!  just knowing what’s IN the things your family consumers may blow your mind and get you researching simple alternatives.  This is what we’ve done to get started.

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  • http://twitter.com/GoGreenEC Go Green EC

    A Home Performance Evaluation could pinpoint air leaks and identify places where drafts come in. It’s often the most cost effective way to figure out what home improvements to make http://www.gogreenec.com/home-performance-test/

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