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Green Features Checklist

As a REALTOR®, you can never have too many checklists. Here's an easy checklist of items you can share with your clients on how to help improve a home's energy efficiency. (PDF version)

HVAC:

  • HVAC >16 SEER
  • Geothermal HVAC
  • ENERGY STAR® Air-Conditioning
  • ENERGY STAR® Heating
  • Geothermal heat (Closed Loop)
  • Energy Recover Ventilator
  • High Efficiency Furnace
  • Zoned Air-Conditioning
  • Zoned Heating
  • HVAC >13 SEER
  • Radiant Floors - Air
  • Radiant Floors - Electrical
  • Radiant Floors - Hydronic
  • Attic Fan
  • Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Active Solar Heating
  • Solar Heat

Thermostat/Controllers:

  • Elec. Thermostat Timer
  • Programmable Thermostat
  • Set Back Thermostat

Construction:

  • Adv.Framing/Concrete Const.
  • ICF -Insulating Concrete Forms
  • Straw Bale
  • Trombe Wall
  • Sun Space
  • Radiant Barrier
  • Sealed Combustion Fireplace/Woodstove
  • Sealed Crawl Space
  • Sealed Ducting
  • Modular/Prefabrication
  • Passive Solar
  • Solar Rough-In

Doors:

  • Storm Doors
  • Insulated Doors
  • ENERGY STAR® Doors

Insulation:

  • ICF - Insulated Concrete Forms
  • Cellulose Insulation - Recycled Content
  • Insulation - Blown
  • Insulation - Foam in Place
  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • NES Insulation Pkg.
  • TVA Insulation Pkg.
  • Blown Cellulose
  • Fiber Cement
  • SIP - Structured Insulated Panels
  • R-Value Upgrades

Water Heater:

  • ENERGY STAR® Hot Water Heater
  • High Efficiency Hot Water
  • Tankless Water Heater
  • Solar Assisted Hot Water
  • Solar Domestic Hot Water
  • Solar Hot Water Heat

Roofing:

  • Green/Living Roof
  • Reflective Roof Coating

Windows:

  • Double Pane Windows
  • Multi-Pane Windows
  • Triple Pane Windows
  • ENERGY STAR® Windows
  • Low Emittance Doors/Windows
  • Insulated Glass Windows
  • Storm Windows
  • Sunscreen(s)

Appliances:

  • Energy Efficient Appliances
  • ENERGY STAR® Appliance(s)

Exposure/Shade:

  • Southern Exposure