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Muriel Bowser, Mayor of DC, to set aside 7 Million for a Green Bank

In office since 2015, Muriel Bowser last week announced plans to set aside $7 million for the District’s first Green Bank to support building improvements that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Specifically the fund would allow large building owners and those undertaking renovations to obtain affordable loans to replace aging heating, ventilation and cooling systems — among…
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Google’s Project Sunroof

If you’ve ever thought about getting solar panels on your house but worried about whether it was worth it, Google may now have just the thing to help you decide. In a new expansion of its Project Sunroof, Google has built 3-D models of rooftops in all 50 states, looked at the trees around people’s…
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Attic Insulation and Ventilation…Boring, but Absolutely Vital!

Whether you’re an energy efficiency nerd or trying to reduce those massive monthly Washington DC utility bills, ensuring precise attic insulation and ventilation is vital. In essence, all ventilation is about circulating air to keep it fresh and to reduce moisture levels. Some estimates claim that up to 90% of US homes have unreasonably high levels…
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Home Performance Tips: For a More Comfortable and Energy Efficient Home

While the new presidential administration is rolling back regulations and initiatives around environmental protection and energy, consumers still have a lot of ‘power’ when it comes to choosing who to purchase electricity from and how to reduce their consumption. According to the EIA electricity data, residential consumers already pay the highest cost per kWh compared…
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