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Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

To help advance an economically prosperous and environmentally sustainable future, NAR supports all forms of energy generation, including voluntary, performance-based incentives to save energy, while minimizing their environmental impacts. NAR also supports educating real estate professionals, real estate owners, developers, managers, tenants, occupants, lenders and investors regarding the benefits of voluntary, market-based energy conservation practices.

The National Association of REALTORS® is committed to the principles of sustainability, energy conservation and the safe extraction of domestic energy supplies.

January 9, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is delaying the release of carbon emissions rules for all power plants, known as the Clean Power Plan, and will publish them for new as well as existing plants at the same time mid-summer.
December 5, 2014
NAR submitted comments on EPA's proposed regulation to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants.
February 27, 2014
More home buyers and current home owners are weighing the merits of a "green" mortgage, which allows them to finance home improvements that will lower long-term energy costs.
February 26, 2014
Occupants of some retrofitted buildings are finding that mold and bacteria can thrive in some otherwise ideal environments.
February 11, 2014
Homebuilders are finding that betting on green features could be the key to reviving an ailing business.


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