5 Things to Look for in a New Home for Maximum Energy Efficiency


Some of the most critical parts of your new home are ones you can’t see from the curb.
Some of the most critical parts of your new home are ones you can’t see from the curb.

If you’re in the market for a new home, then you’re probably focusing on the obvious: the home’s layout, the neighborhood, any cosmetic improvements you’d need to make, the school district. But when you’re living in a home, there’s another factor you want to pay attention to: the energy use. If you’re hoping for energy-efficient new digs make sure you ask about these five topics (and consider scheduling an energy audit after you move in to make sure your home is as green as possible).