eco rehab: What you don't know can cost you! - 09/29/09 04:06 AM
Given that I'm a Massachusetts resident and a green EcoBroker Realtor, it's my goal to find out all the information available to MA residents for installing and using renewable energy methods for heating and cooling their home. Additionally, there are also a number of Federal incentives available to you. You can find all the state and federal tax incentives and rebates in the Database of State Incentives available on the U.S. Department of Energy's website. For MA residents, a short list is outlined below. If you don't live in MA, skip down to the Federal listing and then check out the … (0 comments)

eco rehab: Cook with Gas, Save Some Dough! - 09/09/09 04:07 AM
Of all your household appliances, which one do you think uses the most energy?  If you said refrigerator, you're right!  Among the other high-usage appliances, dishwashers, washers, and dryers rank right up there (see the Energy Star web site for more info). In fact, up to one-third of a households total energy consumption occurs in the kitchen and laundry areas.  But what about your gas stove?
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, cooking accounts for only 4.4% of a household's total energy consumption (Buildings Energy Data Book).  It's so low, in fact, that Energy Star doesn't even calculate an optimal … (0 comments)

eco rehab: How to Spend $0 on Utility Bills - 08/18/09 04:41 AM
Simple! Go solar!! Even in the northeast, it's possible to rely completely on solar energy to power your home. Not only that, but it's cheaper than ever before. With recent advancements in technology and improved production methods, the cost of solar is coming into parity with the regular cost of electricity. Add in the various state and federal tax rebates and incentives and you could recoup the installation cost within months - then start making money by feeding excess electricity back to the grid! Here's a very rough and simple example, using my own latest utility bill. Latest monthly kWh usage … (3 comments)

eco rehab: Energy Efficient Home Seminar - 08/13/09 07:50 AM
Energy Efficient Home Seminar
Thursday, August 27, 2009 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Qdoba Mexican Grill - Porter Square Cambridge
5 White Street - Porter Square Shopping Center, Cambridge, MA How to Make Your Home Green And Save Some Green Learn about Solar and Geothermal energy options! Learn how the Energy Audit process works! Learn about building or rehabbing a green home! Learn how to finance it all! Green homes use much less energy, fewer resources, and are healthier for families living in them. In fact, one of the top reasons cited by consumers for wanting to green their home is the desire … (1 comments)

eco rehab: Check Out the First Eco-Friendly, Luxury Condo Complex in Somerville, MA! - 08/06/09 11:28 AM
Perhaps you've tired of me always writing about how you can improve your current home to be more energy efficient, or how you can improve a fixer-upper to be more energy efficient and eco-friendly, but what about buying something brand spanking new that's eco-friendly and perhaps even LEED or Energy Star-rated? With that in mind, I thought it's time to start highlighting some of the new green construction that's already available in the Arlington/Cambridge/Somerville areas. So today I'd like to draw your attention to 55 Endicott Ave. in Somerville, MA. Built by GFC Development Corp., a leading 'green' real estate development … (0 comments)

 
Tim Cahill, MBA, EcoBroker (RE/MAX Results)

Tim Cahill

MBA, EcoBroker

Arlington, MA

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