Green home features – Index.

General

Hot water circulating pump.
Insulating concrete forms.
Insulaton spray foam
Paint – NO VOC
Pump – hot water circulating.
Rainwater collection system.
Roofing – reflective
Shower heads – low flow
Spray foam insulation.
Structural insulated panels.
Vacuum system.
Weatherization.
Windows.

Indoor air quality

Non toxic, eco friendly recycled carpet.
What affects indoor air quality?
Good indoor home air quality.
Whole house vacuum system.
Toxin-free flooring.
Sealed gas appliances – vital for good indoor air quality.
Home Air Sealing and Weatherization.
Sustainable cabinets for kitchens and bathrooms.
Air duct leakage sealing.
Germicidal UV light.
High performance windows.
Spray Foam Insulation.
Air Purifier.
Recycled Drywall.
Structural Insulated Panels.
Paint – NO VOC

 Flooring

Toxin-free flooring.
Non toxic, eco friendly recycled carpet.

 Sustainability

Non toxic, eco friendly recycled carpet.
Sustainable cabinets for kitchens and bathrooms. 

Closings and their costs

Buyer loan closing costs work sheet.
Buyer prepayments and escrows closing costs worksheet.
Buyer closing costs work sheet – all in one download.
One-time close construction loan.
What is a HUD-1 Settlement statement?
Seller’s closing costs work sheet.
Florida Property Taxes explained.
What is the difference between a note and a mortgage?

 Solar

Solar hot water heaters.
The least expensive path to a zero energy home.

 Financing

Green Makeover and Purchase Combo Loan.
One-time-close construction loan.
Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM).
Green Home Mortgage Financing.
What is an APR?.
VA Loans.
Federal Housing Authority – FHA Loan Programs.
How Construction Financing Works.
Types Of Mortgage Loans.
Buyer loan closing costs work sheet.
Can you afford mortgage financing?.
What is the difference between a note and a mortgage?
Increasing the value of underwater homes.
Green renovation loan-amounts – How they can be greater than appraisal values.

Upgrades

What is standard, optional or a green upgrade when buying a new home?
Sustainable cabinets for kitchens and bathrooms.
Germicidal UV light.
Energy rating.
Hurricane resistant garage doors.
Impact resistant windows.
The least expensive path to a zero energy home.
Zoned Air Conditioning.
High performance windows.
Older homes have great potential to be green.
Spray Foam Insulation.
A heat pump water heater – extracts free heat from the air.
Home automation system.
Whole house vacuum system.
Home Air Sealing and Weatherization.
CFL Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.Air Purifier.
Reflective roofing.
Rainwater Collection System.
Hot water circulating pump.
Paint – NO VOC.

Heating and cooling

Geothermal heat pump system – Using free solar energy stored in the earth.
Air duct leakage sealing.
Ductless Mini-Split Systems.
Zoned Air Conditioning.
A 2-Stage Air Conditioner.
Home automation system.
Heat Pump – a fridge in reverse.

 Hurricane resistance

Hurricane resistant garage doors.
Impact resistant windows.
Spray Foam Insulation.

Safety

Sealed gas appliances – vital for good indoor air quality.
Air Purifier.
Paint – NO VOC.

Energy conservation

Thermal windows.
The least expensive path to a zero energy home.
Zoned Air Conditioning.
High performance windows.
Energy rating.
Hot water circulating pump.
How green homes save money –  just like a fridge.
Spray Foam Insulation.
A heat pump water heater – extracts free heat from the air.
Home automation system.
Home Air Sealing and Weatherization.
CFL Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.
Structural Insulated Panels.
Reflective roofing.
Energy Star Homes.
Insulating concrete forms.

Zero energy

The least expensive path to a zero energy home.
Home automation system.
Do net zero homes cost more?
Is a Net Zero Home the same as a Zero Energy home?

Green makeovers

Older homes have great potential to be green.
How green homes save money –  just like a fridge.
Spray Foam Insulation.
A heat pump water heater – extracts free heat from the air.
Lipstick-on-a-pig is killing real estate, families and our economy. Why?
Home Air Sealing and Weatherization.
Air Purifier.
Energy rating.
Reflective roofing.
Hot water circulating pump.
Energy Star Homes.
Paint – NO VOC.

Green home perspectives and value

Lipstick-on-a-pig is killing real estate, families and our economy. Why?
Older homes have great potential to be green.
Green Home Investments.
Are Green Homeowners Happy?
Do green homes sell faster and for more?
Energy Star Homes.

 Water

Salt Free Water Softener.
Heat pump water heater – extracts free heat from the air.
Low flow shower head.
Rainwater Collection System.
Hot water circulating pump.

Landscaping

Water Wise certified yard.

 Buying process

What is standard, optional or a green upgrade when buying a new home?
Florida Property Taxes.
How we can help you to buy a green home.
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