Fireman’s Fund Insurance, a member of the Allianz Group, has expanded the credit for green homeowners in Oregon to include home certification by Earth Advantage.
Fireman’s Fund said it will this new coverage to homeowners who currently own green homes, and has also expanded the upgrade coverage for those who want to upgrade their residences with green features after a loss using environmental safety and efficiency standards.
Homeowners whose residences are already green will be offered a 5% discount on their homeowner premium.
With this coverage, homeowners will be able to rebuild and replace with green alternatives such as: Energy Star-rated appliances, lighting, electronic equipment and roofing/insulation; an Energy Star upgrade of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.
It also includes Forest Stewardship Council certified wood for millwork, ceilings, siding and framing, including bamboo flooring; Non-toxic; water-saving plumbing fixtures.