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Coordinating Green Building Improvements

If you are a commercial property owner considering making improvements to increase energy efficiency and potentially qualify for rebates or tax incentives, you may be tempted to jump in, choose one aspect of your facility that needs improvement and charge ahead.

By |2010-06-21T13:15:52-07:00June 21st, 2010|Sustainability|Comments Off on Coordinating Green Building Improvements

International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation Gets Underway

Continuing to make improvements in energy efficiency has taken hold as a mission of global importance that unites experts in the field. The first Policy Committee meeting of the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) was held in Washington D.C. in May. Leaders from 15 countries and the European Commission attended the meeting, which [...]

By |2010-06-07T15:14:20-07:00June 7th, 2010|Sustainability|Comments Off on International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation Gets Underway

Green Building Code Reinforces Sustainability Trend

Sustainability is hot these days. The trend toward both adopting more energy-efficient and eco-friendly practices at home, and tackling more substantial green building and green retro-fits in business continues to rise across the country. These efforts will now be supported and regulated by the newly developed International Green Construction Code (IGCC). Establishing such a code [...]

By |2010-05-10T14:23:35-07:00May 10th, 2010|Sustainability|Comments Off on Green Building Code Reinforces Sustainability Trend

Finance Energy Efficient Improvements with a SBA 504 Loan for Your Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging small businesses to go green. The SBA has a variety of resources and information on energy efficiency available to small business owners looking to cut costs and contribute to a cleaner environment. Business owners who are just beginning to research possible changes can find information on everything [...]

By |2010-05-03T10:14:10-07:00May 3rd, 2010|Sustainability|Comments Off on Finance Energy Efficient Improvements with a SBA 504 Loan for Your Business

Green Building News

The green building movement took another step forward a few weeks ago as the US Green Building Council announced their support of the Building Star Legislation introduced by Senators Jeff Merkley and Mark Pryor, designed to save energy, save money and create thousands of jobs. According to USGBC President, CEO & Founding Chair, Rick Fedrizzi, [...]

By |2010-03-23T06:19:46-07:00March 23rd, 2010|Sustainability|Comments Off on Green Building News