Gallery: US Government Funds $21 Million for Building Energy Improvemen...

 

Commercial buildings just got a green stepping stone from the Department of Energy. US Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, announced just yesterday that the government was providing 24 commercial projects a total of $21 million in technical assistance to reduce the energy use in their buildings. The buildings range from colleges and universities, to farms, to Home Depot and even Walmart stores. But in an interesting twist this aid is not coming in the form of a check, but instead, building owners will be given access to each the government resources, the private sector’s top minds and laboratories able to devise strategies for energy savings.

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