Home Buyers Want Energy Efficient Appliances
Utility bills seem to be rising by the minute these days, but we have all become accustomed to certain utilities that now we can't live without. Eco-friendly home buyers will want to know that the appliances in their new home will be energy efficient and durable. This doesn't mean you have to replace all of your appliances, but any green appliances that you do have will score points for your home. There are a number of energy efficient products on the market today and if you don't know where to start looking, check out the Energy Star program, which is jointly run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. Every appliance with the Energy Star stamp of approval meets a strict set of energy efficiency guidelines and is made with advanced technologies that utilize 10 to 15 percent less energy and water than standard models. Check out Energy Star for a list of money-saving appliances, including clothes washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioning units, dehumidifiers, and more.