WE ARE 100% COMMITTED TO PROTECTING OUR ENVIRONMENT
Boulevard Real Estate is a Certified Green Company. We run on solar panels and 100% renewable energy, use non-toxic cleaning products, have energy efficient lighting, use 100% recycled paper products and sustainable packaging and don’t use single-use plastics. We believe that tackling climate change begins at the individual level and that we should each be responsible for how we care for our planet. We should all be committed to helping our planet thrive and pushing for a sustainable future for generations to come. Boulevard is committed to doing our part in helping our planet survive and thrive by assisting our clients in creating their healthy and eco-friendly homes. From the small (free) changes you can do around the house, to installing solar for energy independence, we have done the research and know from first hand experience what works, and we want to share it all with you. Boulevard is proud to have partnered with, and support several local organizations whose missions align in doing better for the planet and we have outlined them below.
The Small but Crucial Details
Climate change can only be tackled when we work together, but the first step is at the individual level. Here’s a list of small and easy changes you can make in your daily life that will help reduce your carbon footprint.
Are you satisfied with your answers?
If not, don’t worry. We’ve got all the ways to make the above answers a ‘yes’ below!
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Home Energy Score
Conduct an energy audit of your home
The perfect place to start your journey towards lowering your carbon footprint. Home Energy Score is a program where you can talk to a professional in the building industry who will give you a score on a scale of 1 to 10 that indicates your homes efficiency. With your score you receive a custom recommendation report to help you prioritize you’re upgrades and plan for improvements.
Find a certified home upgrade contractor
Marin homeowners can now review financial incentives and no-cost assistance
if they are planning home energy efficient improvements. Bay Area Regional
Energy Network (BayREN) provides you with an energy advisor to assist in
answering all your questions regarding your home’s energy use, the rebate
programs in your area, finding the right contractor, financing programs and
Find out if your eligible for the rebates
California is always prone to dry conditions, and we all need to learn how to use less water. Check with your water district to see the current rebate offerings, and when it comes to purchasing appliances, always look for the WaterSense label.
Find out if your eligible for the rebates
Through the Electrify Marin program all homeowners can receive financial incentives for switching gas and propane appliances to efficient electric-powered models. Electric appliances powered by renewable energy will not produce greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change unlike gas-burning appliances.
Switch to Clean Energy
Enroll in 100% renewable energy programs
MCE clean energy gives you the means to ensure the electricity you purchase is sourced 100% from renewable energy. This is one of the easiest ways to lower your carbon footprint.
Receive federal tax credits, state and local rebates
Getting a solar system on your roof is beneficial for so many reasons. If you have the roof space, solar can help you reduce (maybe eliminate) your electricity bills, help avoid rising energy costs, increase the property value of your home and earn a great ROI. Plus, A typical residential solar panel system can eliminate three to four tons of carbon emissions each year.
PROGRAMS & CLASSES
These organizations offer free classes, events, workshops and more, to help spread awareness for environmentally friendly living practices.
MARIN COUNTY BASED
These nonprofits and organizations are here in Marin and actively play a part in helping reduce our impact on the planet.
OFFSETTING, TREE-PLANTING & CONTRIBUTIONS
Here are just a few of the reputable companies, funding climate projects all over the world to transition to a sustainable future.
WANT TO HAVE YOUR BUSINESS CERTIFIED?
If you too feel passionate about protecting our earth and have a business, think about getting certified and how you can make a difference at greenbusinessca.org
HAVE ANYTHING TO ADD?
We are always eager to uncover more sustainably focused organizations. Do you know of others not mentioned above? Please send us a message, we would love to see what else is out there. Or if you simply want to learn more or have a chat on eco-living, reach out!