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Governor Sanford to Sign Energy Efficiency Bill

March 30, 2010


Contact:        Ben Fox  803-734-2100

Governor Sanford to Sign Energy Efficiency Bill

Columbia, S.C. – March 30, 2010 – Governor Mark Sanford will sign legislation tomorrow (Wednesday, March 31) aimed at increasing the energy efficiency of homes in South Carolina. The bill, S.1096, allows energy companies to contract with homeowners who want to install efficiency upgrades to their homes – upgrades which homeowners can repay over time through their energy bill.

The bill signing will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the First Floor Lobby of the State House in Columbia. For more information or directions from your location, please contact Ben Fox in the Governor’s Office at 803-734-2100.


2 Comments leave one →
  1. Mrs. T permalink
    April 1, 2010 8:55 pm

    This has got to be one of the most stupid pieces of legistlation. In this new law, the loan for these so-called improvements does not carry forward with the homeowner if the property is sold. It is married to the property. What are the most popular types of loans in low-income neighborhoods? Why, government backed loans, of course. So what happens if one of these properties with one of these energy loans is foreclosed upon? The government will have to take it over, along with the rest of the house.

  2. May 5, 2010 11:44 am

    It was nice to know that the government are so into energy efficiency nowadays. I agree that energy efficiency leads to lowering utility bills and saving you money that is why we really have to be very keen in choosing the right product that could really save us money and will last long. The use of window tints are great investment in reducing your energy consumption. While most window films are for reducing solar heat gain in the summer, low-e films both block summer heat and improve winter heat retention. Trusted tint professional at provides unbiased fact on types window tints that suit your needs. They provide relevant information about window tints such as its benefits, quotations, laws involve in every state and will help you find the best professional tinter near your area.

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