Energy Efficient Mortgages - Cutting Energy Consumption and Costs

Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) credit a home’s energy efficiency in the home loan. According to a Washington Post article, energy-efficient homeowners are less likely to default on a mortgage than regular mortgages, helping them put more money towards their mortgage payments. As a specialized mortgage, EEM allows veterans to make energy-efficient improvements on a new or refinanced home. Environmentally-conscious consumers will rejoice knowing they’ve reduced their energy output and helped themselves.

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