Subsidies Available For Energy Efficiency
There has never been a better time to look into building or retrofitting to maximize energy efficiency for your home. With so many federal, state & local tax incentives, along with once in lifetime subsidies and rebates available from utility companies, manufacturers, associations and others, it may seem too complicated to get started. That's why you need to seek advice and assistance from Building Science certified professionals. It may suprise you to learn that one of the very best is right here in Linn County.
Marv Moffitt, Greeniienergy, a Linn County builder with over 20 years experience in buidling design and construction believes now is the right time to invest in energy optimization for your Mount Vernon residence.
Marv is a NAHB, BPI Certified HERS® Rater. He is one of only a handful of professionals to be a COSC and Resnet Green Verifier. Marv is NCI Certified to do performance testing on both planned and existing heating and cooling systems.
Marv suggests there are 3 initial steps to maximizing energy efficiencey for both new and existing homes:
Quad Cities Credit Union Provides Financing For Energy Optimized Projects.
Brian Laufenberg, SVP at IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union in the Quad Cities, has been a leading advocate for financing energy optimized projects. But he cautions lenders will only be supportive of projects that have certified green professionals involved in the planning and audits required for tax incentives, rebates and subsidies.
The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is the industry standard by which a home's energy efficiency is measured. It’s also the nationally recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home's energy performance.
MyTown.Center is committed to providing area residents, businesses and local government officials with the knowledge and connections to forward energy optimized projects. We are preparing a section on Solar Energy that will be online soon. Please contact us for more information.