IMT’s staff have developed extensive networks with policymakers at local, state, and national levels. Below is a collection of resources on federal-level legislation that touches on IMT's building energy performance work.

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Women in Energy Efficiency: Kelly Crandall

In this Q&A, Kelly, now Uplight’s Director of Risk and Compliance, shared how her current role is creating more sustainable energy opportunities for people and businesses around the world.

The SAVE Act Coalition Fact Sheet

The SAVE Act, introduced by Senators Isakson (R-Ga.) and Bennet (D-Co.) on June 6, 2013, is proposed legislation that would instruct federal loan agencies to assess a borrower’s expected energy costs when financing a house. Better information about a homeowner’s monthly expenses will, at no cost to taxpayers or the current deficit: Enable better mortgage … Continued

Designing A Mortgage Process for Energy Efficiency

As the U.S. housing stock ages and energy prices climb, more robust strategies and financing mechanisms are needed to drive energy efficiency renovations in existing homes, particularly among low- and middle-income households. To date, residential retrofit strategies have broadly targeted homeowners, with less emphasis placed on leveraging the home purchase process to trigger renovations early … Continued

SAVE Act 101: Watch the Webinar

On March 14th, the Green Builder Coalition and Green Builder Media presented a thorough look at the SAVE Act.