Oklahoma Panel to Review Energy-Efficiency Tax Credits
While the incentive to build more energy-efficient homes provides a potential break in the costs for new home buyers, the Oklahoma Tax Commission has determined that the tax credit reduced state revenue collections by $3.8 million last year. (NewsOK)

GE Pushes Toward Full Range of Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs
The company’s full line of light-emitting diode Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months. (Heat+Efficiency News)

New Option from Ford: Home Rooftop Solar Charging for Cars
Ford is partnering up with SunPower, a solar panel maker, to give buyers of its new Focus Electric, which is due next year, the option to fill up with renewable power at home. (Cars.com)

Green-Conscious Consumers More Likely to Be High Earners
Consumers who engage in the highest amount of environmentally friendly activities are also some of the country’s top earners, according to a new report. (EcoHome)

Solar Panels Provide Cool Added Benefits
Rooftop solar panels can do more than produce electricity, researchers say--they can reduce cooling and heating costs. (EcoHome)

Production Builders Use Size to Green Advantage
Larger builders rely on volume and efficiencies to entice buyers with high-performance features at no added cost. (EcoHome)