New French Government Program for Home Energy Efficiency

The French government has announced that starting September 19 2013 they will have a new program to encourage French people to make their homes more energy efficient.

The program has a slogan “J’éco-rénove, j’économise” ( I renovate ecologically, I save money)

According to an article in French on Explorimmo, the French Government’s goal is to have renovated “500,000 units per year, each year by 2017 and reduce 38% of energy consumption in the building sector by 2020.”

The program will offer loans at a zero percent interest rate up to 30 000 Euros plus other types of government assistance. Details are in French on the French Government site located at www.renovation-info-service.gouv.fr

If you would like to know which changes can help increase the value of your property or you simply need help understanding the French contact your English speaking French real estate agent for assistance.

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P.S. Looking for info on Eco Friendly Renovations click here