03 Feb '12, 7pm

You Can’t Outsource Retrofitting a Window: Lisa Jackson, the administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protecti...

Lisa Jackson, the administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, headed to Mission Motors in San Francisco on Thursday to talk about clean jobs. The company, which plans to double its workforce this year, is being highlighted as a shining example of using American ingenuity to build something -- in this case, electric powertrains for motorcycles and vehicles -- that contributes to a “green” economy and “green” jobs . But there are opportunities far outside of the Bay Area. At a panel on Tuesday night, "Financing Greentech in the Post-ARRA Era: No Money, No Problems? " the panelists all spoke of the opportunities in efficiency -- in particular, in building efficiency and the shipping industry -- that are everywhere. “I think energy retrofits are a perfect example,” said Ann Davlin, director of development at the Carbon War Room. “You can’t outsource retrofittin...

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