Business Leaders Tell Congress their Success is a Credit to Booming Green Building Industry

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USGBC's Congressional briefing panel on the Economic Benefits of Efficient, High

“The business case for building green has already been proven,” said Jim Allen, the CEO of the Sloan Valve Company, at a Congressional briefing last week showcasing how businesses benefit from green building.

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While Pundits Debate Green Jobs, We’re Busy Putting America Back to Work

Even though I live in D.C., I often wonder, “What is Congress even fighting over?” It seems like everyone else in the country is asking the same question. This is especially true when our elected officials endlessly debate “jobs.” Aren’t jobs universally supported? Why would anyone be against putting Americans back to work, especially in the industries we know we need to remain competitive? How can everything simultaneously “create millions of jobs” and still be a “job killer?”

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