Nine in 10 U.S. Homeowners Concerned About Home Energy Efficiency

According to RISMedia, a recent poll showed that 9-10 US homeowners are concerned about their home 's energy efficiency

Home energy efficiency is valued by the vast majority of American homeowners, with 89% of national survey respondents indicating that making their home more energy efficient is important to them personally.

Key findings from the September 2010 national survey include:

* Less than one in three homeowners believe their homes are "very" energy efficient
* While the majority reported knowing "a lot" about how to make their homes energy efficient, they mistakenly identified "older windows" as the top energy-loss culprit
* 90% said it is important to have a professional energy auditor who is "certified by an independent national organization"
* 86% of homeowners would trust an energy audit performed by someone who was "certified by an independent national organization" over someone who was not
* 80% of those surveyed said that if they were in the market to buy a home, an energy audit conducted by an "unbiased professional" would be important to them
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September 29 2010 - Haverhill
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Higher energy efficiency=lower bills, which is why all the new construction is energy efficient. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't realize that you can get some solid tax credits as well.
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