Stimulate your self
By Bethany Phillips, MBA
Here are a few notes about the new stimulus package that may help you get stimulated. Whether or not you agree with the spending included in the package, energy efficiency improvements are a good thing. On the smallest scale, they help homeowners save money every day! Hopefully this will get you stimulated to make energy efficiency improvements in your office or home! $6.3 billion for energy efficiency in multifamily housing getting federal assistance, such as HUD-sponsored low-income housing $5 billion to weatherize more than 1 million homes owned by "modest-income" families. $4.5 billion to increase the energy efficiency of federal buildings $2 billion to increase the tax credit for hybrid cars to $7,500 $1.4 billion for bonds to carry out state and local renewable energy and conserv...