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    Although our federal government is notorious for bad decision making (or no decision making), sometimes it does good work. One example is Energy Star. ...
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    Making the Invisible Visible: Valuing Energy Efficiency Improvements in a Real Estate Transaction

    Making the Invisible Visible: Valuing Energy Efficiency Improvements in a Real Estate Transaction

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    Act Now to Save Water and Energy

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    Mentoring—The Importance and Necessity of Passing On Skills and Knowledge

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