Boulder County offering inexpensive trees to residents

Offer lasts until October 20th

Our Sustainability Office wants you to enjoy a more comfortable, environmentally-friendly home! So they’re selling 400 trees at a discounted price!

You can reserve a 5-gallon tree for just $25. Sign up before October 20th here: http://arborday.org/bouldercounty

The trees offered are Bur Oak, Greenspire Linden, Hackberry and Ponderosa Pine.

Realtor’s Note: Trees boost your home value because they provide shade, which reduces energy bills.

Source: Daily Camera


Lafayette rolling out program for lower costs on home improvements

Lafayette just announced a new program to help residents finance home improvements that lower their energy use. If you’ve been wanting to add insulation, replace windows and appliances, the city will provide you a loan with:

1.5% interest rate
Repayments will be included in your monthly city utility bills
12- to 60-month terms
Ranging from $1,000 to $5,000
Available to qualified low- and middle-income households
Applications received by Nov. 2nd will be funded on a first-come, first served basis
If there are funds still available, there’ll be a second round of applications starting Nov. 12th.

Interested homeowners call 303-544-1000.

To learn more, check out their flyer or attend the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee’s open house about the project on Oct. 10th.

Realtor’s Note: “Green” home improvements can also increase your property’s value! Future home buyers will find these upgrades appealing!

Source: Colorado Home Weekly


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