In 2016, Greenvale Place in Minnesota enrolled in Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy’s local Multifamily Energy Efficiency Program. Participation in the program included a whole-building energy audit that identified energy and water savings projects to reduce utility consumption.
In short time, we will see the Trump Administration’s proposal for next year’s Federal budget.
As affordable housers, we're always looking for new resources to improve affordable housing and the quality of life for our residents. Last August, the Environmental Protection Agency provided us with an unlikely potential source, the Clean Power Plan (CPP).
A hidden gem in the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) is the potential to benefit low-income communities. However, residents and advocates of these communities - often the hardest hit by dirty power - need to be ready in order to realize these benefits.