Why green is good!
We’re always looking for new green initiatives, grants, tips and tricks. We encourage our members and the general public to embrace energy efficiency as well. Below you will find some great resources to learn how you can reduce your environmental footprint, and how those activities can benefit you!
Mortgage Insurance Premium Refund
Some mortgage insurance providers offer a percentage refund on premiums paid for loans on energy efficient homes. Visit the following pages to learn more about the various programs offered and how they may benefit you
CMHC - Electronic brochures are available here or call 800.668.2642
Genworth Canada - Electronic brochures available here.
Canada Guaranty - Electronic brochures can be found here.
In addition to some of the bigger undertakings, there are many small, everyday changes you can make to conserve energy. Whether replacing lightbulbs, unplugging unused appliances or ditching that energy-guzzling beer fridge in your garage, you can improve not only your energy efficiency, but also your cash flow! Click on the organization names below to find links to some great resources including tips on how to improve your own personal energy consumption.
Government of Saskatchewan
City of Saskatoon
City of Regina
As technology becomes a greater part of our everyday lives, paperless offices become more and more common. If you’ve gone or are considering going paperless, take a look at some of our tips on e-signatures. And stay tuned for upcoming webinars as we continue to explore the ins and outs of paperless offices!
ASR Green Initiatives
The Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® is committed to doing our part to ensure a greener world. In 2011, solar panels were installed on our rooftop, so we could generate some of the power we use as part of our day-to-day business. We implemented a new and improved recycling program in 2014 and have committed to reducing printed course material, among other things.