Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Why the Department of Defense spends money like a sieve

It turns out that, until very recently, we weren't insulating any of our buildings in Iraq or Afganistan (but were still air-conditioning them). Uh, it doesn't take an HVAC specialist to realize that's going to waste a lot of money. There's got to be other ways to save money that are no-brainers.

Here's Robin Young's Here and Now on WBUR with an interview of a soldier who did something about it and is now saving us billions (literally).

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