The Damage of Eliminating Energy-Efficiency Programs

By Stacey Epperson, Next Step President & Founder (Note: This a part two of a three-part series exploring the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2018 budget. Read part one here.) A keystone in Next Step’s mission and work is energy-efficiency. This … Continue reading

The First SmartMH KY Homebuyers

This story is part of Next Step’s SmartMH KY initiative and was originally posted here. Donald and Brittney Jones both grew up in Campbellsville, Kentucky, and have lived in the area their entire lives. They met during their early childhood … Continue reading

Guest Blog: No EPA for Indoor Environmental Quality

There is no EPA for Indoor Environmental Quality, consider that for a moment. We spend 90% of our time indoors, but we have no way of knowing the material ingredients in the walls, flooring, insulation, paint, and furnishings that surround … Continue reading