Return on Investment
Energy efficiency improvements, unlike many other investments in your home, help pay for themselves in lower energy bills. For this reason many homeowners want to know how quickly the cost of the efficiency measures will be paid back in energy bill savings. Dividing the cost of the project by the annual savings gives you a "simple payback" number. The following example is for a home in Washington, D.C.
Ardently Green offers financing through the GeoSmart, Sustainable Financing Solutions. GEOSmart is a comprehensive home improvement consumer financing program sponsored by the Electric & Gas Industries Association (EGIA) and funded by GE Money.