U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program
Obama Address to the White House Jobs and Economic Growth Forum (Text Version)
Below is the text version for the Obama Address to the White House Jobs and Economic Growth Forum Video, where President Obama discusses the benefits of weatherization.
Text appears on the screen:
On December 3rd 2009, the White House hosted a Jobs Forum where President Obama discussed the importance of weatherization and energy efficiency.
President Obama is speaking from behind a podium.
President Obama: "We also heard in the clean energy session that I just left some terrific ideas about how weatherization and energy efficiency promises immediate impacts on the ground. We can create new jobs, spur enormous amounts of business opportunities for the clean-tech sector.
"But we're also laying the groundwork for energy independence, and we would also, as a consequence of having made those investments, set up the prospect that it would pay for itself from ultimate energy savings."
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For more info: energysavers.gov.