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Senator Van Hollen’s HOPE for HOMES Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

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The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 includes the most significant action our nation has undertaken tocombat the climate crisis. This legislation will reduce carbon emissions by roughly 40 percent by 2030while spurring green energy investments, creating jobs, and reducing costs for Americans. Thelegislation includes key provisions from Senator Van Hollen’s HOPE for HOMES legislation, whichwill…

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Massachusetts BPA Industry Roundtable Recap

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Yesterday we registered over 60 participants in our regular Mass BPA industry roundtable virtual meeting. Guest speaker Katelyn Mazuera from Eversource provided detailed insight into the Mass Save rebate program. Her presentation included rebate and incentive amounts as well as program parameters. Skip Wiltshire-Gordon from AnnDyl policy group gave us a breakdown of the Inflation…

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Massachusetts Passes ‘Landmark’ Climate Bill

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The Massachusetts legislature recently passed a climate bill widely supported by environmental and clean energy advocates, with measures for expanding offshore wind energy and energy efficiency as well as curbing transportation emissions. H. 4515 sets a 5.6 GW offshore wind development minimum target by 2027, reforms ratepayer-funded efficiency programs focused on clean energy and low-income…

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BPA Applauds Historic Bill with Focus on Homeowner Rebates and Clean Energy Jobs, Releases Report to Highlight Need for Retrofit Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Katie Miller, Director of Marketing & CommunicationsEmail: kmiller@building-performance.orgPhone: 412.551.2601 Moon Township, PA, August 5, 2022–Last week, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA)—a bill that contains the largest combined investments in energy efficiency in U.S. history. Today, as Congress debates…

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New Report: Building a Sustainable Residential Infrastructure

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Homes are an important part of our nation’s energy and physical infrastructure with a unique connection to the lives of Americans. Residential buildings also remain a largely untapped resource for carbon reductions. Research shows that retrofitting all U.S. homes constructed before 2000 would reduce emissions by 242 million tons per year and save $66 billion…

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