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baltimore county high performance homes bill

Baltimore County has just passed the High Performance Homes Bill, which offers a property tax credit to homeowners who invest in improving the energy efficiency of their homes. The Bill went into effect June 25, 2010. The amount of the tax credit is a percentage of the total County property tax assessed on the home that is equal to the percentage of increased energy efficiency achieved in the process of renovation or new construction. The tax credit starts at 30% efficiency for three years and increases to a carbon neutral home with a 100% tax credit for five years. Michael Hindle, CPHC and Carri Beer, AIA, LEED ap worked assiduously with Councilman Vince Gardina to make this bill a reality for Baltimore County residents. Contact us to help make your home more efficient or to design a new carbon neutral home!

FREE trees from TreeBaltimore!

TreeBaltimore is giving FREE trees again! Listed are April’s upcoming events.

  1. Patterson Park Charter School, 04/13/10 from 6-8
  2. Eddie’s of Roland Park, 04/20/10 from 10-2
  3. Dickey Hill Elementary, 04/22/10 from 10-noon
  4. Walter P. Carter ES and Rec Center, 04/23/10 and 04/24/10 from 9-noon
  5. Collington Square Park, 04/30/10 at 11 am

mt. washington neighborhood energy challenge ecofair

this weekend (February 27) brennan + company and alterego will be at the 1st annual Mt. Washington Neighborhood Energy Challenge EcoFair, sponsored by the Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge and the Baltimore Office of Sustainability. We will be releasing our amazing Common Ecology Home Evaluation!

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