Retrofits & Remodels
Can we save over 20% of the energy used in 20,000 Puget Sound area homes by 2020? That’s the 20/20 Home Refit Challenge! Built Green, the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild, and Home Performance Washington have teamed up to make it happen. Download the Home Refit Certification Checklist.
In partnership with the City of Seattle, Community Power Works provides a “one-stop shop” for energy upgrades in single-family homes by offering low-cost energy assessments, rebates, financing, and pre-approved contractors (including Guild members!).
The CEWO program is for both metro and rural Oregon residents who need to finance and install energy efficiency upgrades, such as new insulation or the installation of a high efficiency furnace or water heater. Owners may decide which upgrades and financing options make sense, under the helpful guidance of a qualified Energy Advocate.
The Green Home Remodel Guide series covers common remodeling topics, giving helpful hints on materials and strategies to create a home that's healthy, saves money, and is easy on the environment.
An online energy assessment tool for homeowners providing customized results for a home's climate and local energy prices, along with itemized energy-saving upgrade recommendations ranked by payback time. Also, HESPro for energy auditors, inspectors and contractors.
Looking for a green remodeling professional in your area? Search our online Green Pages.