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Delaware Energy Office co-sponsors residential and commercial energy code training on April 19-20

DOVER, DE - March 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Delaware Energy Office and the Kent County Levy Court, Department of Planning Services, Division of Inspection and Enforcement, in conjunction with co-sponsor Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), will hold two days of energy code compliance training for code officials, design professionals and builders/remodelers from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 19 and 20. The training will be held at the Kent County Administration Building, 555 Bay Road in Dover

DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara and Clean Water Advisory Council announce the next $16 million...

DOVER, DE - February 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Collin O’Mara and the Clean Water Advisory Council have announced the next $16 million in water infrastructure projects through the Delaware Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), bringing the number of ongoing projects to 41, totaling nearly $100 million. The loans will finance 16 new projects that will protect public health and the environment and are vital to the economic vitality of Delaware communities.

Sen. Carper Applauds Administration’s Efforts to Improve Home Energy Efficiency

WASHINGTON, DC - November 10, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) praised the White House's announcement of several new federal agency actions related to the Recovery through Retrofit initiative, which is an interagency effort designed to lay the groundwork for a strong, self-sustaining home energy efficiency retrofit industry, and to provide homeowners with the necessary information to make cost-effective decisions about home energy improvements

“SEU” Wants YOU to Win a $5,000 Home Energy Makeover

WILMINGTON, DE - October 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The SEU’s Energize Delaware officially launched an online Home Energy Makeover Facebook contest today, which will award a free home energy audit (worth $400) and up to $5,000 in home energy efficiency improvements. One winner from each Delaware County (Sussex, Kent and New Castle) will take home this opportunity… just in time for winter. Winners will enjoy lower energy bills and a more comfortable, healthier home for years to come.

Carper, Collins Bill to Safeguard Investment in Federal Green Buildings Wins Key Committee Approval

WASHINGTON, DC - May 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today the Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) unanimously approved Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) and Senator Susan Collins's (R-ME) legislation designed to ensure that federal employees who operate and maintain our federal facilities have the training and resources they need to safeguard our nation's significant investment in energy efficient buildings. The bill will now go to the full Senate for consideration.

Carper Urges Review of Federal Building Efficiency Measures to Save Taxpayer Dollars and Improve...

In Letters to GAO and OMB, Senator Highlights Green Building Council Report Detailing Opportunities for Increased Energy Efficiency in Federal Buildings. May 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) urged the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Peter Orszag and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Acting Comptroller General Gene Dodaro to review the federal government’s energy use in order to save taxpayer dollars and improve energy efficiency. In his letters, Sen. Carper highlighted a recent United States Green Building Council report, “Using Executive Authority to Achieve Greener Buildings: Guide for Policymakers to Enhance Sustainability and Efficiency in Multifamily Housing and Commercial Buildings,” that detailed ways for the federal government to increase sustainability and efficiency in federal buildings.

Community Leaders Join Girl Scouts in Dedicating First LEED Platinum Building in Delaware

NEWARK, DE - February 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council, Inc. (GSCBC), was joined by civic and community leaders today in dedicating the Council’s Science and Technology Lodge in honor of former Council Board President and lifelong environmental advocate Lynn W. Williams.

$1.96 Million in Recovery Act Funds for the Delaware Army National Guard Announced by...

Funding Will Sustain, Restore, and Modernize some Delaware Army National Guard Facilities. WILMINGTON, DC - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In a move to create jobs, boost the local economy, and help the Delaware Army - May 5, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — National Guard achieve energy savings through greater efficiency, Governor Jack Markell joined Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman to announce that the Delaware Army National Guard will receive $1.96 million in stimulus funding. This new infusion of money, provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, will help the guard finance some overdue improvements.

Markell Administration, DNREC Energy Office Applaud First Commercial Wind Turbine in New Castle County

Ion Power Inc. receives grant from Delaware Green Energy Fund NEW CASTLE, DE - March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Officials in Gov. Jack Markell's administration praised Monday's activation of the first commercial wind turbine in New Castle County, which will harness an abundant natural resource and convert it into electricity.

Six Hotels Recognized as Delaware Green Lodging Hotels

February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Six hotels recently received Delaware Green Lodging certification for implementing basic green lodging practices that conserve natural resources, save money, and enhance their marketing potentials as environmentally-responsible businesses

Markell Welcomes 100+ to Delaware Green Building Conference

Address to New Castle County Sustainability Seminar on Green Buildings Follows Climate Prosperity Announcement and Green Jobs Grant to build Electric Vehicles

Delaware Joins 11-State Collaborative Effort to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Fuels

Will develop a Low Carbon Fuel Standard to be implemented region-wide January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Delaware and 10 other Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states have committed to developing a regional Low Carbon Fuel Standard in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fuels for vehicles and other uses, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary John A. Hughes announced today

Hearing Set for Sept. 22 on Draft Regulation for Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Carbon...

Dover, DE - September 5, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — A public hearing will be held 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22 on the draft regulation for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Carbon Dioxide Budget Trading Program. The Air Quality Management Section will hold the meeting in DNREC’s auditorium, Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.

Hearing Set for Sept. 22 on Draft Regulation for Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Carbon...

Dover, DE - September 5, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — A public hearing will be held 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22 on the draft regulation for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Carbon Dioxide Budget Trading Program. The Air Quality Management Section will hold the meeting in DNREC’s auditorium, Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.

Gov. Minner Signs Legislation Authorizing Delaware’s Participation in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Dover Governor Ruth Ann Minner today signed Senate Bill 263, authorizing Delaware to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants that includes nine other mid-Atlantic and northeastern states.

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REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE NETWORK, INC. EXPANDS MID-ATLANTIC PRESENCE WITH FIRST DELAWARE...

WILMINGTON, DE - June 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Real Estate Mortgage Network, Inc. (REMN), a national mortgage lender based in River Edge, N.J., is pleased to announce the opening of its latest branch in Wilmington, DE. As REMN’s first branch in the state of Delaware, this new location will help the company better service the needs of region’s home buyers and real estate professionals, including those that live or work in and around the southeastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and eastern shore of Maryland areas, including the regions surrounding Philadelphia and Camden

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DSHA Increases Rental Assistance in Areas of Opportunity

To ensure that all Delawareans have more choice of where to live, the Delaware State Housing Authority is increasing available rental assistance in Areas of Opportunity across the state, allowing families with housing vouchers to move closer to employment centers, quality schools and high-growth housing markets.