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Brooke Rhodes, Real Estate Pro in Camp Hill, PA
Brooke Rhodes answered:
My wife and I are considering a home with PV (photovoltaic) panels. What are some questions we should ask and considerations to make as we decide?
Is it in the credits program? Is it rented or paid for? Guarantee when installed?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 11, 2012 Going Green in 17050
Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
Can I use a composting toilet or incinerator toilet instead of getting a septic put in?
That depends upon local regulations. They work, but not all community officials think so. You will need to speak to your code officials there.
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Corey Buck M…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Corey Buck Mann answered:
We have only been in our home for 8 months. It appears that we have no equity. Need new windows but need to finance the cost. Is this possible?
One alternative is that the Big Box improvement stores do offer lines of credit. Since you have recently purchased a home, you probably have a fairly decent credit rating and will more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 8, 2011 Going Green in Collegeville
Maria Taylor, Real Estate Pro in New Hope, PA
Maria Taylor answered:
Are there Green Model Homes in Bucks County, PA?
Kate,
David Brooke Rush Builders...are building Green homes. Their site is: http://www.dbrbuilders.com/

They have an entire section online regarding "Building Green" wit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Going Green in Bucks County
Kirk Dirksen, Real Estate Pro in Sioux Falls, SD
Kirk Dirksen answered:
What does a green home mean to you?
IF your talking new construction I would expect it to have soi foam insulation, energy efficient window, green flooring, low VOC paint, renewable building materials used un both fraimin ... more
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Phyllis  Log…, Other/Just Looking in 19073
Phyllis Logan asked:
are there any grants or forgivable loans in Missouri, in Jackson County? We would like to put a more efficient heating and cooling unit in, new carpet and vinyl siding
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Andrew Meach…, Real Estate Pro in Thorndale, PA
Andrew Meacham answered:
Are Green homes selling in this market?
I have just the solution for you. Dewey Homes are making a huge effort to make Green living attainable. They can do a LEED BASE certified home for those who have the money to spend, b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 12, 2011 Going Green in 19320
Terrence Cha…, Home Owner in Allentown, PA
Terrence Charest answered:
What makes a house "green"?
This all depends on how "green" you are thinking. You can have totally self sufficient homes which were made mostly from recycled items and are off the grid by creating their own energy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 24, 2009 Going Green in 17403
Trisha Wade, Real Estate Pro in York, PA
Trisha Wade answered:
The first green certified homes in York County PA are under construction now at Laurel Vistas in Windsor Pa.
Laurel Vistas is a 55+ community correct?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 29, 2009 Going Green in York
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Why do most lenders not recognize "Green" price adjustments on Energy Efficient / Green Homes by Appraisers ?
At this point it is clear that, although appreciated, lenders to nor percieve "Green" price adjustments as contributing value factors.

We feel that, in time, this will change. In so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 23, 2009 Going Green in 18337
Kelly Gidzin…, Real Estate Pro in Bella Vista/ Southwark...
Kelly Gidzinski Green RE Agent answered:
Why is Pennsylvania so far behind other states when it comes to Rebates for Energy Star & Green Building ?
Excellent question. Because we haven't pushed hard enough and loud enough for it yet. Here's an idea...
http://my.socialactions.com/profiles/blogs/facebook-ning-for-social
http://my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 8, 2009 Going Green in 18337
Gregory S. P…, Real Estate Pro in Blue Bell, PA
Gregory S. Parker answered:
What would be a good price of a eco friendly home?
In order to answer your question we would need additional information. Location, Size, Features.....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 12, 2011 Going Green in Pennsylvania
New Homes Se…, Real Estate Pro in Arizona
New Homes Section answered:
Looking for green eco friendly builders to partner with...
I did a quick search and found out that Lennar builds new homes in Pennsylvania. They are building a "green community" in Roseville, California right now and may be a great option for y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 13, 2013 Going Green in 19087
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