The housing market is beginning to stabilize and state legislatures are taking the opportunity to implement new energy efficiency standards, particularly for large residential buildings and for commercial buildings. Local Law 87 in New York, for example, sets a date for all buildings of a specific type to meet a specific energy standard. These laws are creating a demand for people with the knowledge and experience to make sure that these demands are met. This likewise increases the reason for people people in the industry to attend the classes and certification programs that exist, increasing the green expertise available.
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