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LEED® Certification Milestone

Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  

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The World Green Building Council makes “The Business Case for Green Building”

Is green building a wise business decision?  That is the fundamental question the World Green Building Council’s report, “The Business Case For Green Building,” attempts to address.  The report compiles actual cost and benefit data from peer-reviewed publications and includes … Continue reading

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The Mind the Store Initiative — Moving Beyond Existing Regulatory Schemes

The Safer Chemicals/Healthy Families Coalition (which includes Earthjustice, Environmental Defense Fund, Greenpeace, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, US Public Interest Research Group, several environmental justice groups, patient groups, nurses organizations, the United Auto Workers, and … Continue reading

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DOE Re-Opens Period for Comments on Energy Code Compliance Methodology

As described in a recent post, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy requested information and assistance from the public related to its current methodology for assisting states in assessing energy code compliance.  Upon … Continue reading

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DOE Continues to Promote Alternative Financing Mechanisms

As indicated in a recent post on a specific Funding Opportunities Announcement, DOE’s Federal Energy Management Program (“FEMP”) continues to promote government agencies’ use of “alternative project financing mechanisms.”  These alternative project financing mechanisms should be particularly attractive to agencies … Continue reading

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