Are you looking for a GREEN HOME or want to reduce your home’s carbon footprint?

Joelle Smith is our Green Realtor®

She can help you reach your Green Living goals.

Whether you want to improve the resale value of your home or are looking for a new, more resource-efficient property, a REALTOR® with NAR’s Green Designation can help.

NAR Green Designees really know green. While considering updates to your home, Joelle can help you:

  • Understand the advantages of resource-efficient upgrades to existing homes
  • Interpret the benefits of high-performance features
  • Select the best products and professionals
  • Research information on improving resource use
  • Access a variety of credits, incentives, and programs

When you’re looking at a home with green features, here’s a short checklist of considerations:

• Energy efficiency in home features like appliances, water faucets, lighting, heating, cooling and water- heating systems.

• Efficient building construction with high-performance windows and well-insulated walls, floors, and attics.

• Non-toxic building materials and finishes, such as recycled or renewable woods and low- and zero-VOC (volatile organic compound) paints and sealants.

• A landscape featuring native plants that thrive without chemical fertilizers or excessive watering.

• Location efficiency, meaning a community where public transportation and the needs of daily life are accessible without a car.