Three Ways the White House Proposes to Help Cut Your Energy Bills

Workers install energy efficient windows
Workers install energy efficient windows

The relationship between the Obama Administration and Americans' homes has been decidedly hit and miss. The White House keeps putting out programs designed to help Americans keep their homes, but none have proven effective in anywhere near the numbers it'll take to cure what ails the housing market.

Taking a different tack to help homeowners who are in a stable mortgage situation stay that way, President Obama recently launched the Better Buildings Initiative, a massive program designed to boost the energy efficiency of government, commercial and residential buildings.