Owners of Energy Efficient Homes Less Likely to Default on Mortgages

A study by Quercia, who is also a professor in the city and regional planning department in the College of Arts and Sciences and a faculty fellow at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, and the study’s other authors Nikhil Kaza, research fellow at the UNC Center for Community Capital, assistant professor in the [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:48:14+00:00 June 6th, 2014|energy, Zero Energy|Comments Off on Owners of Energy Efficient Homes Less Likely to Default on Mortgages

SCE&G Rate Increase

It is reported from Associated Press that South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. wants to raise its rates 3 percent to help cover the cost of building two new nuclear reactors. The utility serves about 675,000 customers in the state and filed the rate request late on Friday with state regulators.  The increase, amounting to [...]

By | 2017-02-23T15:46:20+00:00 June 5th, 2014|energy|Comments Off on SCE&G Rate Increase

Post & Courier reports on Energy Efficient New Homes

The Charleston Post & Courier newspaper covered a story on energy efficient homes, features and construction in the greater Charleston area.  Featured was Amerisips Building Sciences and the energy efficient approach & construction they undertake, which is far superior.  The article promoted local homebuilders who conserve costs and owners who buy into the alternative energy [...]

By | 2017-02-23T16:01:48+00:00 April 27th, 2014|energy|Comments Off on Post & Courier reports on Energy Efficient New Homes