Minneapolis to require residential energy disclosure

Consumers will have energy information before buying or renting 

Starting over the next few years, homebuyers and renters will be able to learn energy information about a Minneapolis home or apartment before they sign on the dotted line. Today the Minneapolis City Council approved three policies that combined touch all housing types in the city:

The goals of these policies are to reduce overall housing costs, ensure homeowners and renters have reliable information about their energy costs when deciding where to live, and reduce carbon emissions. These policies are recommended in Minneapolis’ Climate Action Plan and will help the City make progress toward its community-wide greenhouse gas reduction goals. Minneapolis joins nearly 20 other cities in adopting residential energy benchmarking for large buildings.

Plug in to savings

Several programs are available to help property owners reduce energy use including:

Find the complete list of programs here.

 

Feb. 15, 2019

Published Feb 15, 2019

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