Week of August 7, 2011
Quote of the Week:
"People are excited about it. It was really, really busy on Thursday, very busy on Friday, and nuts on Saturday."
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"The stimulus money was such a huge windfall for us."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: Weatherization works: Keeping families warm, saving them money Read more.
Stimulus funds to help communities rebuild from tornado damage
Over $8 million will help building owners affected by the June 1 tornadoes rebuild using energy efficiency practices and renewable energy technologies. The Recovery Act-funded program, known as ReBuild Western Massachusetts, is designed to assist home and building owners who sustained documented structural damage as a result of the storms. For building owners, the incentives include energy efficiency financing, energy efficiency improvement grants, and renewable energy grants.
Stimulus Stories: Saving energy and lowering bills, with help from the sun and stimulus
Energy bills at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are about to go down - and it is a stimulus grant that is helping those bills go in that direction. The university is using stimulus funds to install solar panels on five of its buildings. The solar panels total 269 kilowatts and included in the installation is a connection to a web-based system that demonstrates, in real time, the benefits of the solar system. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: On-site resource for Career Service Advisors
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Solar Domestic Hot Water System Equipment and Installation
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