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Supporting eco-friendly clients and our environment

Supporting eco-friendly clients and our environment

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      • Support Green Living
    • ENERGY STAR The ENERGY STAR program is a joint effort by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy that identifies high efficiency appliances. ENERGY STAR Products Appliances Clothes Washers, Dehumidifiers, Refrigerators & Freezers, Room AC Heating and Cooling Air Conditioning (Central and Room), Boilers, Dehumidifiers, Fans (Ceiling and Ventilating), Furnaces, Heat Pumps (Air-Source and Geothermal), Programmable Thermostats Home Electronics Battery Charging Systems, Cordless Phones, Combination Units, Digital-to-Analog Converter Boxes, DVD Products, External Power Adapters, Home Audio, Televisions, VCRs Lighting CFLs, Light Fixtures, Advanced Lighting Packages, Ceiling Fans, Exit Signs, Traffic Signals, Decorative Light Strings
    • Top 5 ENERGY STAR Homes from 2007
      • The figure shows the top 5 states have the highest concentration of new ENERGY STAR rated homes*.
      • * Each state’s index is a measurement of ENERGY STAR’s presence in the site-built, single-family new homes market for that state. To learn more go to www.energystar.gov
      1 Each State’s index is a measurement of ENERGY STAR’s presence in the site-built, single–family new homes market for that state. To learn more go to www.energystar.gov State 2007 ENERGY STAR Qualified New Homes 2007 One-Unit Housing Permits 2007 ENERGY STAR Market Penetration Texas 40,447 110,874 36% California 7,685 63,897 12% Nevada 7,583 15,216 50% Arizona 7,395 35,255 21% Arkansas 7,395 35,255 21%
    • Green Projects for Under $500
      • McGraw Hill Construction Smart Market Report. The Green Home Consumer: Driving Demand for Green Homes. www.construction.com
      • & The Green Guide, www.greenhomeguide.org
      Project Estimated Cost Install aerators on faucets Less than $50 Clean your refrigerator coils Less than $50 Replace weather stripping Less than $50 Reduce light pollution Less than $50 Clean green Less than $50 Plant deciduous trees Less than $50 Insulate hot-water pipes $60 Build a clothesline $69 Put a recirculating pump under the sink $268 Add a tube-type skylight $309
    • Knowledge and Awareness of Green The Green Home Consumer: Driving Demand for Green Homes: www.construction.com
    • Green Home Features
      • Limited use of heavy equipment on site
      • Amended soils depth to 8-10 inches
      • Replanted removed vegetation on the site
      • Installed water catchment cistern
      • Minimized use of impervious surfaces
      • Dual-flushed toilets in bathrooms
      • Designed for solar heat gain
      • Envelope upgrade resulting in super insulated walls and roof
      • ENERGY STAR appliances throughout
      • Blower door test to measure air leakage
      • Used advanced framing
      • Used remilled salvaged lumber
      • Extensive use of recycled finish materials including glass tile, composite countertops, and recycled content drywall
      • Cedar siding
      • Used finger-jointed wood windows, cedar shingles, and finger-jointed trim for cabinetry
      • No carpet used in remodel or addition
      • Low-Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) paints and adhesives
      • Formaldehyde-free cabinetry, trim, and insulation
      • Protection of exterior building components from moisture damage
      • Installation of rain screen system
      • Mastic sealing of ductwork
      • Refinished existing wood flooring
      Source: Built Green, www.builtgreen.com
    • Level 1: Retrofitting Source: www.GreenandSave.com Upgrade Payback Time in Years Added Costs Annual Savings 10 Year Savings 1 Year ROI Programmable thermostat 0.6 $115 $180 $1,800 156.5% Hot water heater jacket 0.8 $25 $30 $300 120% Low flow shower heads 0.9 $180 $300 $3,000 111.1% Heating system tune-up 1.1 $200 $180 $1,800 90% Duct sealing 1.5 $450 $300 $3,000 66.7% ENERGY STAR dishwasher 1.5 $20 $13 $130 65% Water filter instead of bottled water 1.9 $200 $104 $1,040 52% High efficiency toilets 2.0 $50 $25 $250 50%
    • Level 2: Remodeling Source: www.GreenandSave.com Upgrade Payback Time in Years Added Costs Annual Savings 10 Year Savings 1 Year ROI Solar-powered path & garden lights 2.1 $375 $176 $1,760 46.9% ENERGY STAR windows 2.3 $700 $300 $3,000 42.9% High performance water heater 3.1 $150 $48 $480 32% Shade trees 4 $1,200 $300 $3,000 25% ENERGY STAR clothes washer 4.3 $300 $72 $720 24% ENERGY STAR ceiling fans 5 $300 $60 $600 20% Attic and ceiling insulation 5 $600 $120 $1,200 20% Bamboo floors 5 $525 $105 $1,050 20% Window treatments, including shades and thermal curtains 5 $300 $60 $600 20%
    • Level 3: Renovating Source: www.GreenandSave.com Upgrade Payback Time in Years Added Costs Annual Savings 20 Year Savings 1 Year ROI High efficiency toilets 6.7 $150 $23 $450 15% Reflective roof 6.7 $2,000 $300 $6,000 15% Formaldehyde-free insulation 7.5 $900 $120 $2,400 13.3% Radiant floor heating 7.3 $4,000 $550 $11,000 13.8% Thermal mass 7.5 $3,000 $400 $8,000 13.3% Southern overhangs 8 $1,440 $180 $3,000 12.5% Solar water heater 8.9 $2,500 $280 $5,600 11.2% Ground-source heat pump 10 $30,000 $3,000 $60,000 10% Green roof 10 $8,000 $800 $16,000 10% Photovoltaic system 10.8 $13,000 $1,200 $60,000 9.2%
    • Homeowner Utility Rebates
      • According to the Partnerships for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH), some popular programs and incentives that local utility companies may offer include.
      • Electricity and Gas
        • Rebates on energy efficient products and appliances
        • Discounted home energy audits
        • Incentives for home weatherization
        • Demand-side generation/management
        • Rebates on renewable energy systems and products
        • Time-of-use pricing
      • Water
        • Rebates on products and appliances
        • Free or discounted surveys of irrigation system to determine inefficiencies
      • Heating Oil
        • Locking in an early rate with the supplier may result in savings if oil prices are expected to increase during the heating season
    • Total Energy Use of U.S. Home Source: Energy Efficient Economy (ACEE), www.aceee.org
    • Homeowners Incentives Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) www.dsireusa.org
      • Provides information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
      • Can sort by homeowner incentive summaries
      EPA www.epa.gov/greenbuilding/tools/funding
      • Provides sources of funding for green building available at the federal, state, and local levels
      • Targeted towards homeowners, industry government organizations, and non profits
      • Lists grants, tax credits, loans, and other programs
      ENERGY STAR partners www.energystar.gov
      • Provides listing of ENERGY STAR partners that offer special sales tax exemptions, credits, or rebates to encourage the purchase of energy efficient products
      • Can sort by ZIP code
      Local National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) organizations www.nahbgreen.org
      • May have local information available
      National Association of REALTORS Government Affairs Smart Growth Issues Tracker www.realtor.org
      • Provides information on the state-specific resources
    • Joyce Hazen www.HazenRealty.com www.prarizona.com [email_address] Phone: (602) 284-9822 Office: (602)258-4416 Fax: (623) 505-4346 PRINCIPAL RESIDENTIAL GROUP, LLC