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Building Star legislation promises funding for retrofits

Post Time:Apr 12,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:101

On March 4, 2010, Senators Jeff Merkley of Oregon and Mark Pryor of Arkansas introduced legislation to create the Building Star program, which would offer incentives and rebates for energy efficiency improvements to commercial buildings. The creators of the bill argue that it would create 150,000 jobs with $6 billion in federal investment, and leverage $2–$3 in private funding for every federal dollar spent, according to an April 7 GreenSource report.

Read more about the industry's proposed improvements on Building Star.

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