August Issue 2009

 

Spring 2008 delivered the perfect storm to Iowa. A Memorial Day EF5 tornado leveled...


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| August 2009
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced that nearly 17 percent of all single-family homes built nationally in 2008 earned EPA’s Energy Star label, up f

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| August 2009
California was awarded 90.4 MILLION in stimulus funds from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) State Energy Program (SEP) to finance energy-efficiency projects and promote green

| August 2009
When President Barack Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu were considering new ways to improve energy efficiency, a light bulb went on in their heads.

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| August 2009
Nationwide housing starts rebounded in May from record lows in the previous month, posting a 17.2 percent gain to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 532,000 units, according

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| August 2009
US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu announced that the DOE is providing more than $453 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (aka the economic stimu

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