School districts whose regular budgets are too tight to pay for energy-efficiency improvements are coming to rely more and more on a legal exception that lets their spending on such projects exceed what would normally be allowed under state-imposed revenue limits.Read More »
Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls Inc. and the city of Milwaukee have partnered on an energy-efficient residential project under the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency initiative, according to a news release from Johnson Controls.Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A recently built apartment building in Madison has earned the Energy Star label from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. City Row Apartments uses renewable energy with a solar electric system and two solar hot water systems. ...Read More »
Coming not too far on the heels of “cash for clunkers” comes “cash for caulkers.” Like “cash for clunkers,” in which the federal government gave people money to trade in their presumably gas-guzzling vehicles for a new not-so-guzzling vehicle, “cash ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker wants to require public buildings be constructed to green standards despite fears by project owners that the law would bust their project budgets. State Rep. Louis Molepske Jr., D-Stevens Point, has introduced a bill ...
Tagged with: Assembly Committee on Jobs Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin bill Boullion certification David Miller Doyle energy-efficient green Kaufert Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED U.S. Green Building Council University of Wisconsin SystemRead More »
By Tom Fetters
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced some details of a proposed government money-back program for consumers who make energy-saving improvements or buy energy-saving equipment for their homes.Read More »