myEnergyLoan is a network of lenders and mortgage brokers providing loan incentives that reward energy efficiency and can make any mortgage a green mortgage.
Among the valuable benefits that myEnergyLoan provides real estate buyers and investors are funds to make energy efficient upgrades, an efficiency credit to reduce closing costs, the opportunity to lower borrower’s long term interest rate, reduced monthly utility bills, a myEnergyLoan Efficiency Credit certificate validation, and a
trained network of lenders.
Kaua’i Tropical Properties has become the first fully dedicated Real Estate Brokerage on Kaua’i. All of it’s Brokers and Realtor Associates have completed either or both the National Association of Realtors “Green Designation” or the “Ecobroker Certified” courses enabling Kaua’i Tropical Properties personnel to better serve their clients as they seek to buy or sell properties. Realtors who care about our environment and are taking action to better promote awareness of energy savings, toxicity levels and comfort in homes. For more information and a Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency go to: http://www.dsireusa.org
The state of Hawai’i is a leader in both solar water heater and solar panel installations. Conversion of government vehicles from conventional gas power to alternative energy sources is well under way. There are three wind farms currently online and another six in various stages of construction. In the past the island state has been over 90%dependent upon fossil fuels as it’s main source for electricity but has set a new goal to use as much as 70% renewables by the year 2030.
Three things a “Green” home must have.