Thursday, March 11, 2010

NeighborWorks Member Gives Congressional Testimony on Energy Efficiency Standards for Manufactured Homes

Stacey Epperson, president of Frontier Housing, one of the NeighborWorks network's largest homebuilders, sat before a Senate Committee on March 11 as part of an effort to replace old manufactured homes across the country with new, energy efficient homes. The construction of these new manufactured homes could create about 50,000 jobs and save as much as $240 million in engery costs for low-income families.

Read Epperson's testimony before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Read New York Times article about the latest congressional efforts to implement energy efficiency standards and tax incentive programs for home and commercial buildings.