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Hawaii

Incentives/Policies for Energy Efficiency

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Last DSIRE Review: 10/15/2012
Program Overview:
State: Hawaii
Incentive Type: Other Policy
Eligible Efficiency Technologies: Custom/Others pending approval, Unspecified Technologies
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
HRS § 508D-10.5
06/25/2009
07/01/2009
Authority 2:
HRS § 508D
Summary:

A residential property owner is required to disclose electricity costs for the most recent three-month period in which the property was occupied as a condition of selling it. No proof or copies of the electricity bills are required, but sellers must make a "good faith declaration."  Energy legislation (HB1464) added this requirement to Hawaii's existing Mandatory Seller Disclosures in Real Estate Transactions law in 2009.

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