Keep doing what you’re doing, eco-friendly Berkeleyans. Toil away at your green projects, even when the rest of the country whispers maliciously that we’re all a little cuckoo for cocoa puffs. Joe Biden is backing you up.

Now you might say, that Delaware guy is nice and all, but what’s he got to do with us? Well, in 2007 Berkeley initiated a plan to finance solar panels in homes. It’s been spreading like environmentally-friendly wildfire to various cities across the nation, and now the federal government wants a piece. The plan is now set to be a national model for conserving energy.

The new national model, called Recovery Through Retrofit, “creates a read more »