THE COMPANY WE KEEP…
The United States Green Building Council was formed as a 501(c)(3) non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation. myEnergyLoan™ supports the USGBC through a principal membership affiliation. myEnergyLoan will consider the LEED® green building certification as an accepted measure to determine the amount of your myEnergyLoan Efficiency Credit. myEnergyLoan™ has facilitated funding for many LEED® certified buildings and we applaud the USGBC for its premiere leadership position in the market.
EarthCraft House™, created in 1999, is a residential green building program of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association in partnership with Southface. This program serves as a blueprint for energy and resource efficient homes. myEnergyLoan is a proud supporter of Southface and EarthCraft House. Many of the homes myEnergyLoan has financed have been EarthCraft House certified. EarthCraft House is the most widely accepted and utilized residential greenbuild program in the Southeastern United States. The very first myEnergyLoan was underwritten for a Southface Fellow on the Glenwood Park condominium in Atlanta, GA. We are proud to consider various ECH certification levels as standard measures of efficiency for myEnergyLoan Efficiency Credits.
Southface is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. With a longstanding reputation for providing sound environmental education and outreach programs, Southface has been recognized for excellence by the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, American Institute of Architects, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, Georgia Environmental Council, Earth Share of Georgia® and numerous other industry and community organizations. Southface began as a grassroots organization, and memberships and sponsorships continue to support their efforts. myEnergyLoan™ is a strong supporter of Southface and we recognize them to be longstanding leaders in the shift to a sustainable economy.
EcoBroker® is the premiere green designation for real estate professionals. EcoBroker® provides strong support and resources for green consumers, green real estate professionals and green product suppliers. myEnergyLoan™ is a Platinum affiliate of EcoBroker® and we maintain a National partnership with EcoBroker® designed to support certified EcoBrokers® and their clients.
In April 1995, the National Association of State Energy Officials and Energy Rated Homes of America founded the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET®) to develop a national market for home energy rating systems and energy efficient mortgages. RESNET® activities are guided by a mortgage industry steering committee composed of the leading national mortgage executives. myEnergyLoan™ is a national affiliate of RESNET® and as such we are strong supporters of the Residential Energy Services Network, its many independent energy raters and its network of vendors and suppliers.