21 February, 2017

How to Make Money with REM/Rate™

There are a growing number of opportunities to use REM/Rate to facilitate the building process and provide builders and buyers significant incentives at the same time. A single REM/Rate run can document qualification for ENERGY STAR®, a HERS rating, a $2,000 federal tax credit for builders, performance based code compliance, beyond code utility incentives and a .25% reduction in a buyer's mortgage rate in Washington State. Even existing homes in Washington can qualify for the .25% mortgage rate reduction by including a documented 10% energy use reduction retrofit at time of financing. Learn the details to grow your markets

David Hales, Washington State University Extension Energy Program
Dietrich Schmitz, Washington State Housing Finance Commission

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