The Green Research Council Releases the First Green Guide to the 2009 Stimulus Bill

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In response to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, the Green Research Council has launched a complete "how to" manual for finding energy efficiency and green building stimulus opportunities. Readers will find valuable information on project leads, grants and funding sources, key state and federal agencies, and general resources for success with the ARRA. This guide's purpose is to cover everything professionals need in a single manual for green stimulus opportunities. For more information go to:

This guide is the best and only resource I know about that gives you everything you need to know for Green Stimulus Opportunities

On February 17, President Barack Obama signed into law the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" (ARRA), providing a historic opportunity to make our nation more energy efficient, environmentally sustainable and economically secure. To help navigate the vast amount of stimulus information and resources, the Green Stimulus Guide is the leading information resource that is specific to green building, clean energy and energy efficiency opportunities within the ARRA.

The Green Stimulus Guide is easy-to-use and helps make sense of all the grants, legislation, funding opportunities, state and federal agencies, and useful resources for success with the ARRA. The guide is useful for contractors, consultants, architects, engineers, energy service companies, or general eco-enthusiasts, and helps to uncover market opportunities for energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy and smart grids.

This practical e-guide provides a useful summary of the ARRA and categorizes opportunities, tips and resources state-by-state and sector-by-sector. The authors reviewed extensive government documents and useful articles, and consulted with numerous industry experts and government officials to gather all relevant information into a single user manual. provides valuable insider tips and information on green initiatives by Federal agency; how to apply for grants, loans and other funding opportunities; specific green initiatives in weatherization, energy retrofits, smart grids and green buildings; and useful tools and resources available for success.

"This guide is the best and only resource I know about that gives you everything you need to know for Green Stimulus Opportunities," according to Paul Nichols, AIA Architect, Iowa City, Iowa

This useful resource is available for easy downloading at

About The Green Research Council:
The Green Research Council is a research and advocacy group with a mission to provide empowering information and to be at the cutting edge of green technology, environmental sustainability and energy conservation issues. Its team includes LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professionals, with advanced degrees, extensive professional experience and a deep knowledge base in green buildings, energy efficiency, sustainability, and state as well as federal government policy.

W.P. Avirett


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