Home ownership is one of the keys to healthy and vibrant communities. Helping homeowners improve their homes, make them safe and energy effiicient is the focus of a number of federal and state programs.
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In addition The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Outlines all Government Programs related to Home Improvement. Many of the programs offer Grants for Home Improvement, particularly with regard to increasing energy efficiency.
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the first of three volumes of its fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The findings of the report show that mainstream businesses have become greener, with an emphasis on reducing carbon emissions which are the key sectors for impact investment.