S.C. works toward greater energy efficiency in new homes

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State lawmakers are generally supporting a bill that would require that South Carolina's new homes be more energy efficient.

This editorial in The Post and Courier does a good job addressing what the bill means and why it's a good idea for homeowners and the country as a whole.

Go take a read.

A notable omission in the column is the staggering factoid that the Palmetto State is the third highest consumer of electricity per person in the nation.