U.S. Capitol building

Senate Committee Passes Energy Bill 

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee fast-tracked a bill that creates new standards and efficiency targets for new construction. Unlike past drafts of similar legislation, The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 approaches the issue by calling on the DOE to set efficiency targets through a formal rulemaking process.

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Thomas Bisacquino and Congressman Richard Neal

Commercial and Residential Outlooks Presented in Real Estate Caucus Events on Capitol Hill 

“The markets are improving on the edges, worthy credit is becoming more accessible and industries are getting back on their feet,” said United States Congressman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) in his opening comments at a “State of the Industry” luncheon and briefing held in February 2011 on Capitol Hill.