HERS ratings on your clients’ homes can provide you with a number of valuable benefits. For example, a home with a HERS rating can help your clients qualify for energy efficient mortgages. To learn more about the benefits of attaining a HERS rating on your clients’ homes, schedule an appointment with us online.
With a home energy rating, you’ll:
Home energy improvements can easily be paid through your mortgage. Your lender can increase your loan to cover energy improvement costs. Monthly mortgage payments will increase slightly, but you’ll save a great deal of money overall due to lower energy bills.
At EDGE Energy, we specialize in home energy audits and HERS ratings services. Whether you’re a buyer or seller, we can help you get started saving money and energy today. To learn more. Contact us to speak with one of our experts.
All of our energy raters are certified by HERS (Home Energy Rating System) and RESNET® (Residential Energy Services Network), affiliates of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and Energy Star programs. View our certifications and licenses, and sign up for a free energy efficiency consultation today.
EDGE Energy is a highly-regarded Residential, Commercial, and Government renewable energy systems installer and “green” building contractor which is licensed, insured, and bonded in all counties of VA, DC, and MD. We design and install custom solutions for energy efficiency and renewable energy systems with pride and with proven track records. Our special focus is completing projects which decrease utility bills and energy consumption by 25% to well over 100% – even creating homes that are “net-positive.” An Energy Audit is the first step to your energy efficient home!
Visit our project maps page to learn about homeowners in your neighborhood that have worked with EDGE in the past. Remember, EDGE Energy works with HOA’s, civic groups, trade organizations, office pools, or just simply any GROUP of organized homeowners interested in completing blocks of energy audits AND retrofit services like weatherization, duct-sealing, or air-sealing, and attic insulation. Many special pricing offers have been extended in the past due to the hard work of various “Neighborhood Champions” – those who have dedicated extra time to organizing group meetings, gathering email distribution lists, and assisting with scheduling.
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