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Last week non-profit policy group the Real Estate Roundtable joined other national real estate organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress advocating for the EPA ENERGY STAR program funding in the wake of budget cuts announced by the Trump administration. This voluntary program incentivizes private-public partnership that promote the construction of energy-efficient buildings. “ENERGY STAR is the pre-eminent program to foster high performance in U.S. buildings, help create jobs in the energy efficiency field, improve the nation’s energy security — and save money for families and businesses,” the real estate organizations wrote. “We urge Congress to maintain the program’s funding at its current levels in FY’18.” Find the full letter at Real Estate Roundtable.

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