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Georgia.menz…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Georgia.menzel answered:
Do you think solar panels add value to your home?
Yes ,Solar panels adding value to our home.Today we all facing energy problem during some season.Due to lack of enough resources.Solar panel is the one of the energy saving method in ou ... more
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Thelmasmith2…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Thelmasmith206 answered:
are solar panels permitted in greenwood village?
I don't know officially about that. But i think it is better to contact the official web site of greenwood village.There you can find your answer
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Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in Crestwood, IL
Ron Krauch answered:
Would you consider adding solar panels to your home?
Ten years ago, I would say no. However, technology has evolved to be more attractive and productive. With that said, I would still look at solar panel installation from an economic po ... more
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Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
oil vs propane
I have propane hooked up to my house, and I have no complaints. It is cheap where I live, and my propane service never lets me run out. I don't really have experience with oil or natura ... more
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Dana LaForey, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Dana LaForey answered:
What steps could a home owner use to make his/her home more Green/ Efficient?
Good evening Daniel
This is a great question that comes up a lot when I speak to homeowners and prospective buyers.

I usually refer people to check out the EPA Energy Star program, ... more
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Zack King, Real Estate Pro in Calabasas, CA
Zack King answered:
When you install photovoltaic solar panels on your roof, how much do you get back in resale terms, beyond monthly energy savings?
You can expect solar panels to get you about 20k in resale depending on the percentage of the utility bill of that the solar panel cover.

Zack King
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Donald Mituz…, Real Estate Pro in Kaatonah, NY
Donald Mituzas answered:
Beyond the documentable savings on utilities bills, does going green add to the resale value of a home?
The cost of going green is NOT returned when selling a property at this time. Yes, people like the idea of going green, but at this point there are not enough of them willing to pay for ... more
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David Chiles, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
David Chiles answered:
If you are interested in buying a home and would like to work with a REALTOR, what services or information would you like from a Green certified agent
Based on my experience with potential buyers. Those looking for Green Properties want an agent who walks the walk, not just talks the talk. Green Certifications are good, but they do no ... more
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What is the average cost for converting a one family home in Brooklyn from oil to natural gas?
Dear Theresa:

The cost to replace a heating system in that size house would usually be about $5,000.00. If you want to separate the hot water, that would cost you an additional $1,50 ... more
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Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
Would you recommend we replace worn carpet or put in laminate or hardwood floors before selling? Budget is tight due to job loss. Thank you.

As a seller we would recommend minimizing your expense at the same time you improve your homes sale ability. Overall carpeting may be the best cost savings purchase and it sti ... more
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Amy Bernhard…, Real Estate Pro in Esopus, NY
Amy Bernhardt-Moore answered:
how many private homes in dutchess co need energy efficient repairs?
That's an interesting question. Perhaps more data could be found by doing a door-to-door survey. Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 20, 2010 Going Green in Poughkeepsie
Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Jessica Taccetta answered:
What are the possible impacts of the new NYC green building recommendations?
The impact on the building industry itself shouldnt be much because Green building costs are not significantly more then typical building costs. The savings they will produce will be s ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Mar 30, 2010 Going Green in Staten Island
Rick Glogows…,  in Buffalo, NY
Rick Glogowski answered:
I just bought an energy star washing machine. Can someone tell me which tax rebates apply towards it in NY?
There is a rebate phone number to call that handles National Fuel & National Grid rebate programs. There number is (866) 716-8099. Also a web site www.thinksmartthinkgreen.com. This ... more
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Joe Sorrenti…,  in Buffalo, NY
Joe Sorrentino answered:
How do I look up previous utility bills for properties I'm interested in buying?
You can call National Grid and National Fuel and they will tell you over the phone.
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Joseph Runfo…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Joseph Runfola answered:
What does the green term LEED stand for?
Another green term you should be aware of;
LOW-E Windows, Low emittance windows, doors, and skylights offer natural light while blocking the sun's UV rays that heat up the inside of a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2009 Going Green in Staten Island
Grace Morioka, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Grace Morioka answered:
In this market do you think green development will sell?
Hello Yakov!

Unfortunately, even here in California (a highly environmentally conscious state), I would have to agree with Joe that the current housing buyer will not necessarily ch ... more
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Joseph Runfo…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Joseph Runfola answered:
I have noticed some new houses with copper roofs, is this a status symbol, or are they something new?
Hello Yakov, Copper and copper alloys, such as brass and bronze, are showing up on roofs, entryways, facades, gutters, and downspouts. Even though it is quite expensive to purchase and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 22, 2009 Going Green in Brooklyn
Bill Eckler, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler answered:
the name of the owner
Welcome to Trulia!

Could you rephrase your question?

Keep trying
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 5, 2009 Going Green in Bedford - Stuyvesant
joanna lane, Real Estate Pro in Cutchogue, NY
joanna lane answered:
I need to replace an oil storage tank. and septic system. What should I know.?
Even though your ID is IL, your question is posted in the section for the Hamptons and North Fork area of Long Island, New York, which is where I work. So I'm not quite sure where your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2009 Going Green in 11968
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