10 ways to make your home greener

From the Washington Post.

Surveys show that homeowners like the idea of using less energy and resources, but they often balk at the upfront cost, Weissgerber said. “The first thing they say in focus groups we’ve done is, ‘This is expensive.’

“Not everything makes sense financially at this point to all people,” he said. … But, he said, saving energy will be on everyone’s minds as electricity and natural gas grow more expensive.

Making these improvements now will benefit you now as well as when you do eventually sell your house. Buyers are actually budgeting now – and they’re taking utility bills into consideration when making offers.

Here are the Top 10.

I’m trying to find the best companies in the Charlottesville area who do the above-mentioned improvements. If you have a recommendation, please let me know.

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  1. Scottsdale az real estate October 29, 2007 at 11:55

    Great article, “green” is definitely in right now, so these tips are very helpful!