Week of July 17, 2011
Quote of the Week:
"This program encourages the purchase of energy saving appliances, which cut long-term household costs and stimulate the local economy."
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan, on the impact of the stimulus-funded energy efficient appliance rebate program which begins July 28.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"The stimulus money was important for us to show people what we can do."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
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Massachusetts Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program launches July 28
The Massachusetts Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program is set to launch on July 28 and the stimulus-funded program is open to all Massachusetts households. Customers who purchase a new energy efficient refrigerator and/or room air conditioner to replace an inefficient model may qualify for rebates of $150 and $50, respectively. The program is expected to fund approximately 20,000 rebates worth $2 million and is estimated to save around 1.8 million kilowatt hours in a year, enough to power 250 homes for a year. and find out more here.
Stimulus Stories: For Wareham, affordable housing when it needs it most
The Village at 815 Main Street is an affordable housing project in Wareham that almost didn't get built. That is, until the stimulus -funded tax credit exchange program came along and closed the financing gap on this much-needed project. In fact, The Village at 815 Main Street is the first affordable housing project to close under the stimulus funded tax credit program in Massachusetts. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Educational Specialist
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Priority Partners for Turnaround - Addressing Students' Social, Emotional and Health Needs
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