30 Jan '14, 10pm

"EPA, Freddie Mac to Cut Carbon Pollution, Increase Affordability of Multifamily Buildings"

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s ENERGY STAR program and Freddie Mac have signed an agreement that will help to cut carbon pollution while increasing the affordability of multifamily housing properties. The agreement outlines strategies to save water, energy and money for multifamily property owners and residents. “Boosting energy and water efficiency not only saves money and makes these properties a better investment for owners and more affordable for families who live there, it is also an important step in the commitment to fighting climate change by cutting energy waste in [the] nation’s buildings,” said Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. “By making it easier to secure financing for energy efficiency investments and providing data about energy use and efficiency opportunities, these strategies will create ...

Full article: http://www.edcmag.com/articles/95440-epa-freddie-mac-to-c...

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