Earth Day in Scottsdale

Today as we wake up in Scottsdale it’s already 90 degrees with the projected high being 102. (Out of towners don’t panic this is a bit warm seasonally.)  With these temperatures a good percentage of residents are using their AC. But on the same day they very well may be heating their pool.

With that being said there’s plenty of call for energy efficient features in Scottsdale real estate.

Searching the MLS for homes with green features is pretty straight forward. One thing to be aware of is though that not all listings will fully document the green features and some may be missing from the MLS record.

Searching The MLS for Energy / Green Features

Below of the list of energy efficient features you can search the Arizona Regional MLS with. You can search individual features or a basket of multiple features.

Energy Audit
Ceiling Fan(s)
Load Controller
Multi-Pane Wndws
Multi-Zones
Sunscreen(s)
Solar Hot Water
Solar Panels
Engy Star Appliances
Gray Water System
HERS Rating
HVAC (16 SEER+)
Other (See Remarks)
Recirculation Pump
R-Value Upgrades
Solar Pool Equipment
Solar PV Panels
Tankless Ht Wtr Heat

If you are remodeling your home and want to add value one of the trends that can add value is considering energy efficiency. If you can prove the upfront investment will reap larger savings over time. Also their is a trend of people wanting sustainable finishes such as bamboo. Worth considering in remodeling decisions.

Scottsdale MLS

If you need some help creating a specific MLS search of energy efficient home listing for sale in Scottsdale or Paradise Valley that have energy features just give me a call 🙂

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