Sustainable Living

Boulevard Marin is proud to be a certified Green Company and we are committed to helping our clients in creating their healthy and eco-friendly homes. Read below for helpful resources and guides for greenifying your 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 more.


Water Efficiency

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. 

Energy Efficiency

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. 


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. 


Go Solar

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. 


“There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.”

Annie Leonard, Proponent of Sustainability


Updates to your home
Lifestyle changes
Do you have solar and a backup battery?
Are you purchasing 100% renewable energy?
How do you heat your house?
What type of lightbulbs do you have?
What type of water tank do you use?
Do you unplug your appliances when not using them?
Are your appliances energy star rated?
Do you drive electric?
Do you compost?
Do you say no to single-use plastic?
Do you use your own grocery bags?
What type of cleaning products do you buy?
Do you turn off the lights when you leave a room?
Do you reuse your glass jars/containers for food storage?

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 know more?

If you are interested in learning more on this topic, our blog hosts an array of articles to help you maximize the value of your home through eco-friendly and home efficiency improvements.