States Jockey for Federal Weatherizing Funds
The Obama administration's push to expand a weatherization program is stirring debate over the best way to use a flash flood of federal stimulus dollars. (The Wall Street Journal)

Energy Audits Vex Austin Home Sellers
Austin, Texas, has begun requiring energy audits before the sale of a home, but critics say noncompliance penalties are excessive and the audits could drive down sales. (The Wall Street Journal) 
Study Cites Strong Green Job Growth
A new study says that the number of green jobs in the U.S. grew 9.1% between 1998 and 2007, about two and a half times faster than job growth in the economy as a whole. (The New York Times)

Experts Say Demand Growing for Green Products
Manufacturers and retailers looking to cash in on the green movement are rolling out green home building and remodeling products and consumer demand is helping to drive down costs, experts say. (The Daily Journal)

Green Roofs Bloom in Wisconsin
A growing number of people in Milwaukee have decided to plant their roofs. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Federal and State Incentives Give Minnesota Solar Projects a Boost
Solar energy has barely been a blip among Minnesota’s sources of electricity, but new federal and state incentives aim to make that grow. (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Exploring the Five Segments of Green Home Building
Green building is going to be a massive market, but it’s not easy to understand. (Green Tech Media)

First Green Build Kentucky House Certified
An Elizabethtown, Ky., home is the first to earn the Home Builders Association of Kentucky’s new green certification. It’s Energy Star certified, too. (Kentucky Business Online)

Mississippi to Get Federal Funds for Energy-Efficient Homes
The state of Mississippi will receive $19.8 million of federal stimulus money to help make nearly 5,500 homes more energy efficient. (The Sun Herald)

Nevada Green Builder Adapts to Tough Market
The builder of Nevada’s LEED-Silver Kit Carson Village says he strives to meet a high level of sustainability while reducing construction costs. (The Record-Courier)

Stimulus Funds on the Way to Low-Income Arizona Homeowners
Eligible low-income families in Yuma County, Ariz., will be among the first in the nation to benefit from stimulus dollars to make their homes more energy efficient. (The Yuma Sun)