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Posts Tagged ‘climate smart loan’

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

Help put Boulder’s Climate Smart Loan Program back on track

In the summer of 2010, Boulder's innovative Climate Smart Loan Program screeched to a halt, because the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) decided that the property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing mechanism amounted to a lien on any [...]

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

Sustainable City Network | Portland Energy Retrofit Program Goes Statewide

"The Portland pilot program has been successful in supporting new jobs in the community, expanding the market for energy efficiency products and services, and is serving as a model for other communities looking to adopt home energy efficiency [...]

Blue Line Poll: Smart Regs

Blue Line Poll:  Smart Regs

Landlords clashed over the likely effects of the City of Boulder’s proposed SmartRegs (which will be debated by the City Council at a second reading on July 6)  at a PLAN-Boulder County forum on the subject on June 21. Francoise Poinsatte, a [...]

Boulder Weekly | Your lack of vote counts

Boulder Weekly | Your lack of vote counts

If you’re a supporter of the county’s open space or ClimateSmart Loan programs and you didn’t vote, pat yourself on the back for enabling the failure of County Ballot Issues 1A and 1B. Both measures failed by small margins, largely due to a [...]

New Era News | Renters With Benefit$

New Era News | Renters With Benefit$

The city council, representing the citizens of Boulder, passed the Climate Action Plan.  SmartRegs is their first measurable step in a series of actions steps aimed at attaining the plan’s goals.  Read about it in New Era News.

New Resolutions

New Resolutions

By now, most of us have forgotten our New Year’s Resolutions and are consumed by the ongoing fray of our daily lives.  I write today to urge people to take on a NEW RESOLUTION that will actually make a difference- take action now to significantly [...]