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Policymaker Education Day in Annapolis, Maryland & the Benefits of the EmPOWER Program

Annapolis, Maryland cityscape at dusk

Efficiency First Maryland (EF-MD) and Building Performance Association Hosted a Policymaker Education Day in Annapolis Maryland Highlighting the Economic Development Benefits of the EmPOWER Program Two days ago, over twenty Efficiency First Maryland members, small businesses, and contractors, visited 37 legislative offices in Annapolis demonstrating the significant number of Maryland jobs that are supported through…

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Building Performance Association Releases its Report and Recommendations on Future Collaboration between the Weatherization and Home Performance Industry

March 21, 2017 – Nashville, TN – Today, as 1,800 residential energy efficiency professionals are gathering at the 2017 HPC National Conference, HPC releases a new report, Weatherization and Home Performance: Recommendations For Mutual Success and Collaboration, identifying opportunities and barriers in creating more unified and cost-effective residential energy efficiency programs across the country to…

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HPC Issues a Press Statement on President Trump’s Skinny Budget

The James Forrestal Building

Today, President Trump announced the “skinny” budget, zeroing out the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and the State Energy Program (SEP) as well as threatening the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) and the Unites States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). All of the energy efficiency programs at the DOE,…

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