Green Real Estate Update

Green Energy, Rebates and more…

Green real estate encompasses many different construction aspects; energy efficiency, water conservation, air quality and sustainable materials….. along with how all of that affects the homeowner's wallet and value of the home.  Here are a few tidbits about green energy….

1010994.largeCalifornia extends rebates for residential solar projects at the request of the California Center for Sustainable Energy, which administers the incentive program for San Diego Gas & Electric .  

Net-energy metering law under Assembly Bill 327 is a program that allows homeowners to earn credits with power companies if their systems produced more energy than they use.  The changes could affect tghe economic advantages to the systems for homeowners and commercial customers.

Renewable energy projects have found funding through the North American Development Bank for solar and wind farms along the U.S. – Mexico border according to the Union Tribune's article "Locking up green energy".  Financial assistance for projects north and south of the border will help in the desire to achieve higher alternative energy sources for California.

Federal government is ordered to boost use of renewable energy by President Obama…. asking for nearly triple it's use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.  Basically changing the goal from 7.5 percent to 20 percent!

Are you interested in learning where the eco-friendly homes are located?

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