new Snellville townhomes at Highland ParkRocklyn Homes is committed to applying building science and new technologies to create high-performance homes in Georgia. The builder would like to share the information with Realtors at a free continuing education class that will be held at Highland Park in Snellville on Oct. 10th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. with lunch included.

    According to , the residential sector accounts for 21 percent of the nation’s energy use, and the average American household contributes twice as much greenhouse gas to the environment as the average vehicle, while spending $1,900 a year on energy bills.

    Because homes can be enjoyed from 50 to 100 years, ensuring their energy efficiency during design and construction, or upgrading an existing home, is an excellent way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save American homeowners millions of dollars.

    Today’s homeowners are interested in learning more on how to reduce energy usage, how to lower their utility bills, and how to improve the comfort of their homes.

    Realtors can attend Rocklyn Homes’ class on Oct. 10th to learn about how to show buyers the importance of recognizing high performance homes. Energy conserved is money saved, and the annual savings increase when you buy or upgrade your home with energy efficiency products.

    The class, which is being taught by Cathy McDaniel, includes these great topics:

    • Building America – U.S. Department of Energy
    • Household energy cost
    • Calculate energy use
    • How to save energy
    • High performance with Energy Star
    • Home energy score
    • Understanding your energy efficiency options
    • How to financing energy efficiency projects – Purchase and refinance.
    • Rebates and tax

    Class size is limited, so register today for this free continuing education class.

    For more information on Rocklyn Homes or Highland Park, contact Ken White at  770-256-8107 or visit

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