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Better Buildings Challenge Achieving Greater Commercial Building Energy Infographic

There are several cities and counties in the Southeast participating in the National Better Buildings Challenge: Arlington County, VA; Atlanta, GA; Fort Worth, TX; Hall County, GA; Houston, TX; Knoxville, TN; Roanoke, VA; Washington DC and West Palm Beach, FL. Also participating on a state level are Maryland and North Carolina.

As the program enters it's second year the Department of Energy has put together this infographic on the current progress. To read the whole report follow this link.

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Carbon Offsets: Bringing the World Back to Zero

Catching a Glimpse of Humanity’s Global Impact

What does it take to even out humanity’s impact on the world? In the past few years all sorts of carbon-related terms have become recognizable enough for dinner-table discussions, but what do they all mean?

Today we bring you the story of carbon offsets, outputs and footprints.

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Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Guarantee Program

The Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Guarantee Program helps to bring down the financing costs for large energy projects. Since its inception, the program has supported 28 energy projects creating thousands of construction and manufacturing jobs nationwide. SEIA supports the Loan Guarantee Program as a useful tool to bring down the cost of solar energy and spur private investment in solar projects.

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