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The Electrifying Future of Efficiency Open House and Trivia Quiz What's your EE IQ? Test your knowledge at The Electrifying Future of Efficiency, our open house and quiz show on saving energy. Join usStop by any time between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to learn all about the newest trends in energy efficiency. Enjoy a cocktail whipped up by the Ladies United for the (0 comments)
energy efficient homes: LiveRoof Green Roofing System - 08/30/11 09:52 AM
I want to thank a friend who passed this link on to me. I thought the LiveRoof Green roofing systems was so cool I wanted to pass it on. LiveRoof is the first modular green roof system designed to grow plants on a rooftop environment. The plants arrive at the job site fully grown and once installed the dividers are removed to create a fully contiguous instant green roof. For builders or homeowners that are looking for a green roof this could be a nice option. The photo is from their website of a roof here in Pittsburgh. (3 comments)
energy efficient homes: Get Ready for Higher Electric Bills Pennsylvania! - 09/28/10 06:51 PM
Coming soon to your mailbox, Higher Electric Bills! Many years in the making, Western Pennsylvania's energy market will be deregulated effective January 1, 2011. What this means to consumers remains to be seen but for the parts of the state that were deregulated earlier in the process it has meant increases between 10-40%, depending on who you ask. Previously, energy was generated by just a handful of companies that had a monopoly on our energy. In an effort to create a competitive marketplace the state decided back in 1996 to deregulate the PA energy market. In an effort to soften the (3 comments)
Green Living and Energy-Efficient home options in Pittsburgh range from contemporary to traditional, high-end to affordable and City living to Suburban selections.
As a specialist in green and energy-efficient real estate I can help you find a home that is better for your health, family, wallet and planet. If you are looking to buy or sell real estate in the Pittsburgh, PA area give me a call. Christa Ross, RE/MAX Select Realty 724-933-6300 x214 or direct at 724-779-1437 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. www.greenhomespgh.com (4 comments)
energy efficient homes: URA-Sponsored Homes Add Up to Big Savings for City Buyers - 01/12/10 04:49 PM
If you are looking for a great value on a home in the city, consider a URA-sponsored house. If you are not familiar with the URA (Urban Redevelopment Authority), it is the City of Pittsburgh's economic development agency. Its goals are to create jobs, increase the city's tax base, and improve the vitality of businesses, neighborhoods, and the City's livability as a whole. One of their more popular programs is the Neighborhood Housing Program, which sponsors the construction or rehabilitation of single family homes and then supplies interest-free, deferred, second mortgage financing to qualified buyers. The homes are built in neighborhoods (1 comments)
energy efficient homes: Home Energy Assessments - 12/07/09 09:47 AM
Getting a home energy assessment is one of the best ways to save money on your utility bills and improve the comfort of your home. Energy assessments come in several different varieties that will achieve different goals. A few of your options include: Online Energy Assessment - These are online tools, like The ENERGY STAR Home Energy Yardstick, that allow you to enter your utility usage, cost and home description. The tool will then let you compare your energy usage to others around the country. It also provides general ideas of how you might be able to lower your energy usage. (4 comments)
Find an energy efficient home in Pittsburgh! Call Christa Ross from RE/MAX Select Realty, at 724-933-6300 x214 (office) or 724-779-1437 (direct) or visit my website at www.greenhomespgh.com. (0 comments)
energy efficient homes: Nunnery Hill Overlook - Affordable, ENERGY STAR homes in Distinctive Pittsburgh Neighborhood - 09/08/09 08:45 AM
Here is your opportunity to own a great new home in a developing Pittsburgh neighborhood for an amazing price. The Nunnery Hill Overlook homes located in Fineview have a lot to offer potential buyers. Get More For Your Money. This is your opportunity to own a great new home at a remarkable price. The Nunnery Hill Overlook homes start at an impressive price for a three bedroom, one and a half bathroom home and then get even better with a $35K URA second deferred mortgage. Qualified buyers pay no interest, make no payments and won’t payback the loan until they (0 comments)
energy efficient homes: Pittsburgh's Green and Sustainable Neighborhoods: Part 1 - 08/15/09 02:21 PM
As with any home purchase, you are choosing both a house and a community to live in. So it should come as no surprise that choosing to live a more sustainable lifestyle should also mean finding a great green community. I decided to take a look at how the different neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, PA stack up. To do this I looked at several important aspects of a green community. Over the next two weeks you can come back as I post the results of my little project to uncover Pittsburgh’s best, greenest, most sustainable neighborhoods.
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