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Chicago Suburban Newspaper Notes Trend to HERS Index Score in Housing Market

Oct 9, 2012

The Elgin, Illinois newspaper The Courier News carried a news feature “Building In Energy Efficiency” recently on the HERS Index Score the explains how buyers of new homes can use the HERS Index Score to compare home energy performance.

The story quotes Lantz Rakow a certified RESNET HERS Rater, “builders are using HERS scores to compete with the foreclosure and older home market,” he said, adding it’s not so much the initial cost of a home that’s important, but the long-term costs of running it.”

To download the story click on http://couriernews.suntimes.com/business/15583456-420/building-in-energy-efficiency.html