Jennifer Goodman is Senior Editor at BUILDER and has 17 years of experience writing about the construction industry. She lives in the walkable urban neighborhood of Silver Spring, Md. Connect with her on Twitter at @Jenn4Builder.
President Barack Obama announced the details of "Homestar," a Cash for Clunkers-like rebate program designed to entice Americans to make their houses more energy efficient. The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association said it supports the idea conceptually but says more work needs to be done.