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WIN-WIN Home Energy Programs

WIN-WIN Home Energy Programs Energy conservation has become a very popular topic over the past few years, but few Americans appear to understand what it means. They read about buildings built to “LEED Standards” and they notice new homes advertising “Energy Star” certification, but benefits to individuals are cloaked in mysterious statistics which defy personal value definition, even more-so when described by a fast-talking new home salesman. What does it all mean? The modern energy conservation movement began about 1990 when innovator David Gottfried and his architect colleagues (AIA) organized the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), based in Washington, DC, as a non-government entity dedicated to development of cost-efficient, […]

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