America’s Directory of Green and Sustainable Building Products and Professional Services. Click the headline on the PDF to enter the web site.
From recycling paper to dimming the lights, every organization can find simple and cost-effective ways to minimize the impact on the environment, save energy, and become an example for members and the community on how to be more environmentally conscious.
In February 2017, NAR surveyed its members pertaining to sustainability issues facing their industry. This report summaries those findings.
- Forty-three percent of respondents report their MLS has green data fields.
- Seventy-one percent said that energy efficiency promotion in listings was very or somewhat valuable.
- Fifty-six percent of respondents find clients are at least somewhat interested in sustainability.
- Twenty-four percent said that tiny homes were available in their market.
- Sixty-one percent of respondents are comfortable answering clients’ questions about home performance.
Florida’s Public Service Commission offers a web page that shows visitors hopw they can save on their home’s energy usage, and includes a Florida Energy Savings Calculator. Visit www.psc.state.fl.us/consumers/house/
The latest environmentally friendly home features aren’t just good for the planet — they look great and are a huge draw for conscientious buyers, too.
Links to local, state and federal groups, companies and organizations on “Green” real estate related topics.
These are VISIT FLORIDA’S list of destinations, organizations and attractions that have already taken steps to minimize their impact on Florida’s environment. (Arranged by city from north to south). VISIT FLORIDA is the official marketing agency of the state.
The Florida Solar Energy Center web site contains valuable information that will educate you on how to become energy independent. Visit http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/education/index.htm