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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Building and the Climate Bill.

I posted about the house energy bill a few weeks ago and I just found this great article (2 pages!) breaking down the bill and its contents in great depth. It contrasts the bill with the building industry and design.

"It's important to "get things right" when a new building is constructed. More so than perhaps anything else we create, new buildings will be with us for a very long time.

The greenhouse gas cap-and-trade section of the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill gets most of the attention, as it should, but the bill has many other provisions, some of which are directly important to the building industry." Continue Reading the Article.