Browsing: Recovery Act

North America
2 Powering the Military with Game-Changing Solar Tech

Fighting a war on the ground in Afghanistan has to be one of the hardest things a young person can do.

Fortunately, the U.S. Department of Defense, or DOD, is on the ground with our troops offering help and support – albeit in some very unexpected ways.

According to Tony Bui, an engineer with [...]

Energy Efficiency
0 31,000 Homes Weatherized in June

Ed. Note: Cross posted from the Energy Blog.

One of the best and most exciting parts of my job is helping make homes and businesses more efficient. Why? The places where we live and work consume 40% of the energy we use in the U.S. Through tune-ups to…

Energy Efficiency
0 Weatherizing 82,000 Homes This Summer

Picture a neighborhood block somewhere in your town.  It might have single-story homes for 10 families — complete with front porches, sidewalks and green lawns. Or instead that block might have a single apartment building that houses 50 families …