Archive for February, 2008

Alachua County, Florida – Alachua County’s Energy Conservation Strategies Commission will soon recommend a loan program to help county residents make their homes more energy-efficient. Under the program the county would make low-interest loans to home-owners who make energy-related repairs and improvements. It’s modeled after a program in Berkeley, California. The committee is still a few months away from making the recommendation official, according to an article in the Gainesville Sun.

Local initiatives are essential to the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Washington DC just can’t move fast enough.

 Tom Heany


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