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Proper heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (known in the trade as HVAC) are key to maintaining a comfortable, healthy and productive work environment. Collectively, these systems account for approximately 40% of the electricity used in commercial buildings. Improved heating and cooling performance along with substantial energy savings can be achieved by implementing energy-efficiency measures.

The following is a newsletter from the Office of Advocacy for March 2009. The key topics discussed in the newsletter are:

Message from the Acting Chief Counsel

  • Small Firms and Recession

Research Notes

  • The Small Business Economy

  • The Economy and Small Business in 4th Quarter 2008

Regulatory News

  • 2009 Top 10 List Announced

  • Top 10 List and Update

  • President Orders Review of E.O. 12866

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It’s a story that comes with its own truism: “nothing succeeds like success.” States with higher gross state product growth are more likely to attract highly mobile and high-achieving college graduates, both self-employed and wage-and-salary workers, according to Office of Advocacy research based on the U.S. Department of Education’s 2003 Baccalaureate and Beyond (B&B) data base.

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Date Description Report

June 13, 1995

Senate Bill 917 introduced, remarks by Senator Domenici

Congressional Record – S8255

June 16, 1995

George W. Haynes, Ph.D.
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
Under contract no. SBAHQ-08-M-0454
Release Date: January 2010


This study updates previous reports prepared for the Office of Advocacy on the income and wealth of U.S. households that owned (or did not own) small businesses over various economic periods. It covers the 2007 Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), exploring these trends over the period from 1998 to 2007.

A working paper by Zoltan Acs, Brian Headd, and Hezekiah Agwara, 2009 [24] pages.
Under contract SBAHQ-08-M-0195


Nonemployer firms—businesses without employees—represent a large percentage of businesses; however, little is known about their dynamics (entry and exit). This report seeks to illustrate basic statistics about the prevalence of entry and exit for nonemployers and the local conditions that led to their entry.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

Guaranteed 4.684% Debenture

Participation Certificates, Series SBIC 2004-10 B

Evidencing Fractional Undivided Interests in a Pool of 4.684% Debentures Due September 1, 2014 Issued by

Report Number: ROM 10-15
Date Issued: April 30, 2010

To: Eric Zarnikow
Associate Administrator for Capital Access

From: Debra S. Ritt /S/ Original Signed
Assistant Inspector General for Auditing

Subject: Review of SBA’s Job Creation Data Under the Recovery Act Report Number ROM 10-15


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