Energy Policy

USGBC's Burt discusses new efficiency initiative for federal buildings

Can the federal government afford President Obama's recent commitment to make federal buildings 20 percent more efficient over the next 10 years? During today's OnPoint, Lane Burt, technical policy director at the U.S. Green Building Council, explains the public-private contracts that will be used to pay for this project. He also discusses the outlook for additional efficiency policies in the current economic climate.