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New post from Home Energy: [Blog] HPC Working For You Series: Federal Policy

To advance residential energy efficiency policy it is important to have a well-funded federal agency that can assist states and stakeholders in research, technical assistance, standard setting, and stakeholder engagement. HPC advocates for funding of vital residential energy efficiency programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Within DOE, HPC has been calling for federal support for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and the State Energy Program (SEP) – all programs important to providing support and technical assistance to the states and home performance industry. While the President’s budget request recommended a 70% cut to EERE and the elimination of WAP and SEP, both the House and Senate FY18 spending bills largely maintain WAP and SEP funding and the S...

Full article: http://homeenergy.org/show/blog/nav/blog/id/1039

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