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Twenty Cities Look to Tackle Energy Waste in Buildings

Twenty Cities Look to Tackle Energy Waste in Buildings

Buildings use 40 percent of the energy and about 80 percent of the electricity consumed in the United States, and much of that is wasted through the use of inefficient energy systems. NEMA has advocated for increased energy efficiency in buildings for a long time, and we are excited that, this week, ten new communities joined the City Energy Project (CEP). This project is a joint effort of the Institute for Market Transformation and Natural Resources Defense Council, supported by…

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President Obama Sends $4.1T Budget Proposal to Congress: What’s in it for Electrical and Medical Imaging Manufacturers?

President Obama Sends $4.1T Budget Proposal to Congress: What’s in it for Electrical and Medical Imaging Manufacturers?

On Tuesday, February 9, President Obama released his FY2017 budget proposal. The $4.1  trillion proposal is largely perceived as a statement of the White House’s priorities from a president in his final year in office rather than a budget that would be accepted and passed by a Republican-controlled Congress. Indeed, many Republican Members of Congress have already indicated that the budget proposal will be dead on arrival in the House of Representatives. That being said, the budget proposal Read more…

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