Yesterday we talked about how Mom and Dad are bidding against a shrinking supply of homes near urban areas. Everyone wants to move to be closer to amenities, that puts Mom and Dad in a precarious position, no one wants to buy their home in the Burbs so they can buy a new home. The Kids are fighting for their first home in a really tight market and competing against Mom and Dad.
Today’s Real Estate market presents a truly unique situation to two huge groups of potential home-buyers.
As you move forward with selling your home and moving along there are a couple things to keep in mind:
Process, what comes first:
So far in our discussion of Renewable Energy we have touched on:
Probably the most widely known and understood form of Renewable Energy is Solar Power. All of us have seen what looks like an explosion of Solar Farms all across Vermont.
In addition to the huge Solar Farms are private residential solar panels being installed either on the roof of homes or in the back yard.
Yesterday on our Vermont Modular Homes Blog we talked about Fossil Fuels and how they contribute to Greenhouse Gasses and Global Warming. As a reminder, do we all realize that 90% of our Energy comes from Fossil Fuels? That includes electricity, heat, cooling, and transportation. 90% is a HUGE percentage.
Today let’s talk about Renewable Energy which we typically consider to include:
Throughout our daily lives we are all constantly using Energy in one form or another. It seems as though everything we do requires some sort of energy whether it be electricity for our homes, gas for the car, or everything else.
Yesterday’s question was about turning the thermostat down, how much can you save?
If you turn your thermostat down for about 8 hours each day while you are away you will typically see a TEN-PERCENT 10% reduction in your heating and cooling costs. Remember the typical annual heating/air-conditioning bill is $2,200 or by turning down your thermostat you can see a savings of about $220. That’s a good idea!
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Yesterday we introduced our Energy Quiz from The Department of Energy in Washington.
The first question was?