Filed under: Sustainability | Tags: Incentives, Investing, Sustainability Practices
At a time when consumers are increasingly looking for “green” alternatives in their personal product choices, it should come as no surprise that banks are also looking to lure customers by offering more environmentally conscious services. Such services are often mutually beneficial to both (more…)
A taxpayer that produces electricity from a qualified energy source, including wind, at a qualified facility that sells the electricity to an unrelated person is entitled to a federal income tax credit equal to a specified amount (PTC). The credit for wind-produced electricity is equal to 2.1 cents times each kilowatt hour of electricity sold during the tax year for a period of ten years. (more…)
In 2008, Congress asked the National Academies of Science (NAS) for advice on how best to address climate change. The NAS responded with a series of reports entitled “America’s Climate Choices,” including the final report on May 12.
Unlike prior NAS reports, the May 12 report did not focus as (more…)
In 1999, Pennsylvania adopted a statewide building code incorporating most of the then current version of the Building Officials Code Administrators International (BOCA) Code and, with respect to certain residential structures, the then current version of the International Building Code (IBC). (more…)
In the past several weeks, hydraulic fracturing – or “fracking” – activities have been attracting national attention, with new developments almost every day. Here is a quick summary of the key recent events (more…)