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Homes with no energy bills are catching on — even in Pueblo — and the extra cost isn’t as high as you’d think

A study that found building net-zero homes costs not much more than standard homes changed the trajectory of a Pueblo housing project. Now, more than 5,000 net-zero ready homes are proposed for Colorado.   Pueblo has seen an uptick in new residents moving in from the Front Range looking for a home that’s “a little less expensive,” said Scott Hobson, an assistant...

Colorado 5th in the Nation for LEED Green Building

U.S. Green Building Council Announces Colorado is Fifth State in the Nation for LEED Green Building The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently released its national ranking of the top states in the country for LEED green building and Colorado is the fifth state in the nation for 2015. LEED-certified spaces use less energy and water resources, save money for families, businesses...

Home Energy Score Launched at CAR Convention

New tool helps compare homes’ energy efficiency features The Colorado Energy Office introduced the Home Energy Score to REALTORS at the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Convention on Sept. 17 in Keystone, Colo. The Home Energy Score is a tool developed by the U.S. Department of Energy that provides REALTORS®, homeowners and homebuyers with a simple snapshot of a home’s energy rating...