"An authoritative and comprehensive overview of the benefits of energy-efficient homes."

—Kirkus Reviews

Anna DeSimone

Winner of three national book awards, Anna lights the way for understanding the home buying and financing process. She has written more than 40 professional handbooks on the topic of fair and responsible lending, and often serves as industry expert on news media.

Housing, shopping, and gardening for a farm-to-table lifestyle.

Includes national directory of agrihoods, plus 2,200 farms where you can buy fresh, locally grown food.

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Anna's Latest Posts

Indoor Air Quality – why it matters

A study completed by the International Energy Agency (IEA), Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency, examined health outcomes resulting from energy-efficient measures completed by residential homeowners. A number of efficiency measures were studied, including insulation, air sealing, heating systems, and ventilation. Results from every type of measure indicated “reduced…

Home Energy Scores

Give your home an energy checkup A home’s energy efficiency is based on a whole-house assessment. Known as an “energy score,” the efficiency rating of a home is based on measurable performance factors of individual appliances or operating systems. New homes today are often built under “green building standards.” After…

Goodreads Giveaway for Live in a Home that Pays You Back

Listed in Amazon’s top 100 best sellers in home renovations every day since its release, “Payback” is off to a great start! For the entire month of September, you can sign up to win a free copy by clicking on the link below.    Goodreads Giveaway