Environmental Legislation

Clean energy is a hot topic in Congress, and we're looking forward to seeing what kind of environmental legislation gets passed.

PACE Troubles From Fannie and Freddie

Thu, 2010-07-01 05:28

The Property Assess Clean Energy programs, PACE, have been put on hold. So far 28 states have or are working on putting PACE programs in place. With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have put the programs on hold.

Expectations for Climate Bill

Wed, 2010-06-09 17:59

Here's the latest update from the National SAVE Energy coalition:

Job Creation and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Tue, 2010-06-01 11:49

We all want to create more jobs here in the U.S. One hundred percent of the ARRA funding for the wind sector has gone to projects that are installed and operate here in the U.S., spurring new wind farm development and supporting thousands of local jobs. What’s more, we have made great strides in U.S. wind turbine and turbine component manufacturing production--up 12-fold from 2004. To continue that very positive trend, we need a strong national RES to give businesses confidence to invest in manufacturing here for the long term. * 

Climate Bill Released & Home Star Lobby Day

Thu, 2010-05-13 09:16

Here's the latest update from the National Save Energy Coalition.

Obama Pitches Home Star & Outlook for "Cap-and-Trade"

Wed, 2010-03-03 16:47

This posting is an email notification from The National SAVE Energy Coalition:





Top 10 Pieces of Green Building Legislation in the 111th Congress (House)

Tue, 2010-03-02 15:54

Here are the top ten pieces of green building legislation in the house right now.  It is unknown how many of these will become law but it is very encouraging that Congress is thinking about green building. There are big and small programs listed below and all of them can make an impact on our future quality of life. Leave a comment for which act you find the most interesting.  Next, I'll post the top ten for the Senate.

PUBLIC LAW: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act