09 Mar '12, 11pm

Bringing Energy Efficiency to the People Who Need It Most — Green For All

We were thrilled this week to hear that the U.S. Department of Housing Development is investing in a program to make affordable housing more energy efficient—something that will create good local jobs, slash air pollution, and shrink energy bills for low-income Americans, who are already strapped and struggling to get by. The agency announced Thursday that it would award a $3 million grant to the Network for Oregon Affordable Housing, which will use the money to implement the MPower Fund, an innovative new program designed to make multi-family buildings--like the affordable housing units and apartments where millions of Americans live--energy efficient. Mention energy efficiency to someone and it usually takes about four seconds for their eyes to glaze over. But at Green for All, we get excited about energy efficiency because it can do so much to change people’s lives. Whe...

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