That step will bring the Green the Capitol program onto the next plateau, said Bob Lane, executive director of the CAOs Green the Capitol division.
It will take us completely on a different level, he said, adding that the House is on track to meet Pelosis 10-year goal of reducing the chambers energy use by 50 percent. These retrofits are going to thrust us into year seven. It keeps us on target.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.