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As Federal Funding Opportunities Begin, Businesses Urge States to Invest in Energy Efficiency

  • 1.  As Federal Funding Opportunities Begin, Businesses Urge States to Invest in Energy Efficiency

    BPA Staff Member
    Posted 25 days ago

    Dozens of large companies, trade organizations, institutions, efficiency advocates, and energy consumers are imploring policymakers in states across the country to take advantage of an influx in federal funds by investing in energy efficiency programs. 

    In a letter addressed to several governors and officials in their administrations, signatories called on states to increase their investments in critical efficiency and demand management programs, including efforts to upgrade building ventilation to improve public health-an appeal guided both by the thread of the climate crisis and the experience of the ongoing pandemic. The letter highlighted that, between the Covid-19 relief and infrastructure packages passed by Congress in 2021, state and local governments will have access to billions of dollars in federal funds to grow these initiatives, which will create good jobs, reduce pollution, and cut energy costs for both businesses and residents.  

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    Macie Melendez
    Editor in Chief, Building Performance eJournal
    Building Performance Association
    Moon Township PA
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