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President Obama and Secretary Chu Unveil "Better Building Initiative"

February 3, 2011 - 11:50am

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Editor's Note: This event has concluded.

Today, Secretary Chu will join President Obama in State College, Pennsylvania, to highlight the Department’s Energy Innovation Hub focused on energy efficient buildings. The President will discuss the importance of investing in innovation to create jobs and strengthen America’s competitiveness. As part of this discussion, the President will announce a “Better Building Initiative” to make commercial buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade.

You can watch the President’s remarks live, starting at 12 PM EST, in the stream below:

Check back later today for more details on the "Better Building Initiative" and a full recap of the event.

John Schueler is a New Media Specialist with the Office of Public Affairs.

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