Selling Your Home? Earn A Gold Star!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Are you looking to decrease you carbon footprint? Do you want to save money? Are you looking to sell your house?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, then take a look! Here is a way to get a Gold Certification in the Home Energy Certification Program! Who doesn’t love earning a gold star?!

To receive the Gold Certification the following criteria must be met:

  • Energy Star heat pump with SEER 14.5
  • R-49 insulation installed on attic floor
  • R-15 insulation installed in conditioned basement band joist wall cavity
  • Thermal envelope testing of 3ACH50

Three of the four criteria are insulation or insulation based!

And if you are looking to sell your house, then a Gold Certification can be quite a selling point. People concerned with saving money or saving the environment will appreciate the energy savings that come with a Gold Certified home. Look, the following sites rate energy efficiency as a top priority for home buyers:

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/real-estate/must-haves-to-sell-to-young-homebuyers-8.aspx

http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/real-estate/T010-S001-7-features-home-buyers-want-most/index.html

https://www.newhomesource.com/resourcecenter/articles/what-home-buyers-want-in-a-new-home

Give us a call at 636-322-8500 to achieve your Gold Certification process!

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Check out the Home Energy Certification Program here: https://energy.mo.gov/energy/mhec