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EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Kansas State University for Projects on...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $20,000 grant to Kansas State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project on its campus in Manhattan, Kan

EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grants of $20,000 to Kansas State University and Mississippi State...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded grants of $20,000 each to Kansas State University and Mississippi State University to carry out green infrastructure demonstration and training projects.

Advanced Green Building Course Offered

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- June 13 and 14 the HBA will offer the course Advance Green Building: Building Science at the HBA office. This two-day course instructs builders and remodelers on proper building science techniques for constructing and remodeling high-performance homes. The high-performance ideal encompasses more than just energy efficiency – it is about potentially creating a more durable, environmentally responsible and sustainable living environment.

WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOPS TEACH “DO-IT-YOURSELF” HOME ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS

WICHITA, KS - October 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In celebration of National Weatherization Day, the South Central Kansas Economic Development District (SCKEDD) will host two free weatherization workshops to help Kansas homeowners learn cost-effective ways to curb energy use. Sponsored by SCKEDD, Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores, Westar Energy and Comfort Products, the clinics will offer tips on taking a whole-home approach to energy efficiency, how to adapt lifestyles to reduce utility costs and how to distinguish “do-it yourself” projects from those that may require professional services.

NEW REBATE PROGRAM REWARDS CONSUMERS FOR RECYCLING OLD, ENERGY HOG APPLIANCES

Topeka, KS - December 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) has launched a new appliance rebate program that rewards low-income households for replacing old, electricity-guzzling household appliances with new energy efficient models. The State Energy Efficient Appliance Replacement Program, or SEEARP, provides rebates to consumers who purchase ENERGY STAR® refrigerators, clothes washers, freezers, dishwashers and window air conditioners. Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, SEEARP will provide $2.6 million for the replacement of an estimated 4800 appliances

2008 HOME SHOW and FLOWER, LAWN & GARDEN SHOW

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Governor weighs in on energy bills proposed in Legislature

Sebelius sends letter to legislative leaders detailing compromise that was turned down Earlier today, Governor Kathleen Sebelius delivered a letter to legislative leaders detailing the...

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Senators Press NDAA Conferees to Protect Basic Allowance for Housing

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) joined U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), John Boozman (R-Ark.) and John Tester (D-Mont.) this week in a bipartisan effort to urge the leaders of the Senate and House Armed Services Committee to protect the housing benefits of dual-military families, women and junior members of the Armed Forces.

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New Program Helps Low Income People Stay in Affordable Housing

Kim Wilson Housing, Inc., has received a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City to help clients of Wyandot Center and PACES secure and maintain safe and affordable housing in Wyandotte County.