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Applications Now Being Accepted for Retrofit Project

by Jessica Lantos
OPPORTUNITY FOR NON-PROFITS IN ME, MA, NH and VT. Does your organization, or one you know, own a building that is in need of energy efficiency upgrades? Would you like to learn how to take action to lower your organization’s monthly energy bills? BrightBuilt Retrofit, a collaboration among US Green Building Council, Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Green Building Advisor, and BuildingGreen, LLC, is excited to announce an energy conservation initiative open to non-profit organizations in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont that want to reduce the carbon footprint of their buildings. Through an open source, community based process, BrightBuilt Retrofit aims to demonstrate the affordability and accessibility of deep energy retrofits in colder climates. All non-profit applicants will receive access to online resources and support for lowering energy bills; the selected organization will receive more than $100,000 in cash, loans and services to carry out the building renovations with a team of green building professionals. The application deadline is September 15, 2010. For more information, visit: or email

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