President Obama recently announced the creation of his Better Buildings Initiative, a program aimed at decreasing energy usage and costs for commercial buildings across the country. This initiative applies to a wide range of commercial and municipal buildings, including offices, educational institutions, stores, and hospitals.
President Obama will promote participation in the initiative through various tax incentives and financing offers. The ultimate goal of the Better Buildings Initiative? The White House aims to to increase energy efficiency in commercial buildings by 20 percent in the next ten years, while decreaseing energy bills for these companies by about $40 billion a year.
Read more about the Better Buildings Initiative here!