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FHA and Fannie Mae offer loans for home energy improvements

FHA and Fannie Mae offer loans for home energy improvements A. Sealing Air Leaks & Adding Insulation B. Improving Heating & Cooling Systems C. Sealing Ductwork D. Replacing Doors & Windows E. Upgrading Lighting, Appliances, & Water Heating Equipment F. Installing Renewable Energy Systems   The FHA’s

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Home & Lifestyle Show

We will have a booth at the Home & Lifestyle Show this weekend. It is located at The Dalles Armory, so if your are in the neighborhood stop by and visit with us. April 8-10 Columbia State Bank Home & Lifestyle Show presented by Bicoastal Media; The Dalles Armory;

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Inspection

McDowell & Son is now offering a new service called the Carbon Monoxide Safety Inspection. For $199 we will perform: combustion safety and carbon monoxide test. Installation of a low-level CO monitor for your home Complete tune up for your HVAC system. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon

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Clean Energy Works Oregon soon to be launched.

Here is a program that will hopefully create jobs throughout Oregon as well as provide an affordable option for homeowners to make energy efficiency upgrades to their existing homes.  I’ll post more information as CEWO starts to roll out in the spring of 2011. Clean Energy Works

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Home Energy Score Program

This program was announced back in November and I never posted it but in light of the disappointing news with the Federal Tax credit for energy-efficient existing homes being reduced from $1500 to $500 I decided now was a good time to start spreading the news. Biden

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Tax credit for Energy-efficient existing homes

So it looks like the the  $1,500 federal tax credit for Energy-efficient existing homes will not be extended into 2011.  Once the President signs today it will be final.  Here is how the replacement tax credit for 2011: 25C $1,500 tax credit for certain energy-efficient remodeling activities is extended

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State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP)

The US Department of Energy provides federal stimulus funds for states to provide rebates for ENERGY STAR qualified appliances.  More than 70 percent of the energy used in homes is for appliances, refrigeration, space heating, cooling and water heating.  Replacing old appliances and equipment with ENERGY STAR

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The US Senate just passed the tax bill which included energy-efficient improvements

The US Senate just passed the tax bill and it is now on its way to the House. The bill included an extension of  Sec. 25C credit for energy-efficient improvements to existing homes but it will go back to the credit as it existed before passage of

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Revision of tax bill set for Monday on extension of energy tax credits

We have many customers right now who would like to know if the federal tax credit of $1500 for Energy-efficient existing homes is going to be extended into 2011. The US Senate is set to vote on a compromise tax cuts bill on Monday afternoon. Here is

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Cash for Appliances Washington

Just wanted to let everyone know the Cash for Appliances program in Washington is no longer offering rebates since all the money has now been subscribed.  If you are installing a ductless heat pump you will still be eligible for rebates from tthe NW Ductless program.  Go

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