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<h3>Better Buildings for a Better Future</h3>
Learn how Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners started bringing the benefits of energy upgrades to their neighborhoods.<br />
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Better Buildings for a Better Future

Learn how Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partners started bringing the benefits of energy upgrades to their neighborhoods.
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RePower Bainbridge

Learn how partnerships and community involvement were critical in increasing energy efficiency on Bainbridge Island.
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Virginia Program Helps Homes Take the "LEAP"

The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) walks homeowners through its step-by-step process.
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What is a Home Energy Assessment?

From the Neighbor To Neighbor Energy Challenge. An energy advisor explains what to expect during a home energy assessment.
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Fayette County Better Buildings

This commercial aired in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, to increase homeowner awareness of the local Better Buildings Initiative. Watch the video

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SEEA Wise

The SEEA Wise local program in Jacksonville, FL created home energy evaluation kits that can be checked out from the local library. Watch the video

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Weatherization Week on Vinalhaven Island

Learn about efforts to weatherize and air seal many of the homes in Vinalhaven using Efficiency Maine's air sealing incentive. Watch the video | See more

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MAESTRO Program Helps Farmers Trim Costs

The MAESTRO program helps livestock producers find energy saving opportunities on the farm.
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EnergyWorks

This video explains the EnergyWorks program and talks to homeowners about their experiences making energy efficiency improvements.
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Join The Future with Clean Energy Works Oregon

Join the future with Clean Energy Works Oregon—a nonprofit that helps energize homes by making energy efficiency upgrades affordable and easy. Watch the videos

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The Mystery of the Missing Heat

Community Power Works in Seattle gives you a behind-the-scenes look at a home energy evaluation.
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RePower Kitsap

Learn how RePower Kitsap is creating jobs while improving energy efficiency.
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A Home Retrofit

With the help of Energize Bedford, a local homeowner assesses his home's energy efficiency and performs a complete energy efficiency upgrade. Watch the video | See more

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Energy Impact Illinois

"Big Bill" and "Little Bill" are on a quest to help homeowners maximize their energy efficiency.
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Denver Energy Challenge

Upgrades completed through Denver Energy Challenge have saved the Mile-High City enough energy to power 600 homes for a whole year!
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Greensboro "HEROs" to the Rescue for Homeowners

BetterBuildings Greensboro Program Home Energy Response Officers (HEROs) are helping to make North Carolina homes more efficient. Watch the video

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EnergyWorks KC

Eric Person of the EnergyWorks KC program in Kansas City, Missouri, walks homeowners through seven steps toward making their homes more energy-efficient.
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BetterBuildings for Michigan

Hear homeowners talk about how the BetterBuildings for Michigan Program is bringing energy efficiency to Michigan. Watch the video

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EnergyFit Nevada Provides Peace of Mind

Unlike most people, Gary and Sarah look forward to getting their energy bills! Hear them talk about how easy it was to participate in EnergyFit Nevada. Watch the video | See more

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Energize Phoenix

Hear the story of one Energy Saving Super Hero who upgraded her home through Energize Phoenix.
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Sacramento Family Finds Comfort at Home

With the help of Sacramento Better Buildings Program, Chris and Robin are enjoying warmer winters and cooler summers.
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Sunshine State Homeowners See the Light With SELF

The Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) is helping St. Lucie County homeowners in the Sunshine State of Florida improve their homes and cut their energy costs.
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EnergySmart to the Rescue

EnergySmart has already helped thousands of homes and businesses in Boulder County communities stop wasting energy and money.
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Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance

A home energy assessment is the first step in lowering the energy consumption and improving the comfort of a home.
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Energy Smart Colorado

Energy Smart Colorado is helping homeowners associations and multifamily units become more energy efficient. Watch the video

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INHP EcoHouse Loan Program

See how it all starts with a free energy evaluation. Home owners then decide what upgrades will save the most money. Watch the video

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Energy Upgrade California: TV Spot

This 32-second TV commercial for Energy Upgrade California shows how a few upgrades can lead to big energy savings. Watch the video | See more

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Smart Energy Pays in Wisconsin

Take a look at how the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency (Me2) program is changing the face of Wisconsin and putting people back to work!
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NOLA WISE

As a SEEA WISE program partner, NOLA WISE is helping homeowners in New Orleans save as much as 30% on their utility bills.
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Energy Efficiency Warms Hearts in New York

New York State Home Performance with ENERGY STAR launches an educational webisode series.
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Santa Barbara Educates to "Empower" Homeowners

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program partner emPowerSBC asks homeowners the important questions to drive demand for home energy upgrades.
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Homeowners Step Up Their Savings

See how residents are achieving significant energy savings despite their town's small size thanks to the STEP Program's trusted energy coaches. Three happy homeowners share their testimonials.
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