Monthly Archives: September 2010

EPA Seeking Public Comment on Role in Advancing Sustainable Products

There are no national standards on sustainability for products. In this vacuum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment regarding the EPA’s role (within its authority provided in the 1990 Pollution Prevent Act) in the ‘‘green’’ or … Continue reading

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GHG Tailoring Rule Implementation Strategies – A State-by-State Analysis

EPA moved closer to permitting greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions when it published the “GHG Tailoring Rule” on June 3, 2010. The GHG Tailoring Rule was subsequently challenged by both environmental and business interests, making it anybody’s guess how the legal … Continue reading

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Assessing Your Current Leases for Implementation of LEED®

If you are the owner of a multi-tenant commercial building and you are considering implementing LEED or another green building rating system, consider these four aspects of your existing leases before making the leap.

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Considerations for Design Services Agreements for Projects Seeking LEED® or Similar Certification

If you are contemplating pursuing certification under the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System or another green building code or standard for a construction project, it is important that you integrate these objectives and requirements … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Networking Seminar: CleanTech & Alternative Energy – Introduction of Brazilian and French Markets

Since 2007 the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of Paraná in Brazil and Rhone-Alpes Region in France have been working together in the area of Alternative Energies and CleanTech.

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