Working with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE's) Home Energy Information Accelerator, the Council of Multiple Listing Services, a Residential Network member, has published the Home Energy Information Guide with the National Association of REALTORS® and Real Estate Standards Organization.
The guide assists real estate professionals in understanding how to provide home energy information and can facilitate multiple listing services’ delivering verified data. It was created as the first step in meeting the public’s demand for home energy information while observing industry compliance standards.
According to the Demand Institute's Housing Satisfaction Gap Report, as many as 70% of households now consider energy efficiency to be important, providing a significant opportunity for the real estate industry to make the value of efficiency investments visible to homeowners and buyers. Learn more.