Awarded: Jan 01, 2010
$348,000 over 2 years
To work with several major Multiple Listing Services (MLS) in New York State, along with other industry stakeholders such as Realtors and builders, to establish an energy efficiency category in the MLS. This feature will provide information to homebuyers about the energy efficiency of the properties they are considering for purchase and encourage energy efficiency improvements by sellers when preparing homes for sale. If successful, this approach to disseminating energy performance information could be replicated nationwide.