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More Stimulus Money for Michigan Neighborhoods

More Stimulus Money for Michigan Neighborhoods

A house set up with a blower door test. Energy auditors use this device to find out where the leaks are in your home. (Photo by Brandon Stafford)

Host: Rebecca Williams
Show date: 01/18/2011

Making a few home upgrades that will lower your heating bill sounds like a good idea.

But many homeowners just can’t afford that upfront investment. And many programs meant to defray some of that cost haven’t gotten much traction with consumers.

But the federal government’s “BetterBuildings” program is trying to change that. It’s just now getting off the ground in Michigan with money from the 2009 stimulus package.

Sarah Cwiek reports:

More information about the BetterBuildings program

A related State of Michigan site

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