The Way Up

Gutterman, Sarah
March 2009
Green Builder Magazine;Mar2009, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses U.S. federal programs created to address the economic downturn and the sustainability of the housing industry. These include the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which allots 787 billion dollars to revitalize the economy, the Weatherization Assistance program of 5 billion dollars for the installation of building efficiency standards for low-income households which is expected to create 370,000 green collar jobs, and the Existing Homes Energy Tax Credit of 2 billion dollars to install energy-efficient items in homes.


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