September 12 marks 20 years since President Clinton welcomed the first class of AmeriCorps – a program that connects Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.
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According to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 40 percent of the energy in the United States is consumed by buildings. In dense urban settings like New York City, however, commercial buildings account for up to 75 percent of the energy used.
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