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July 2011

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Published on July 22, 2011 Written by Bryan Howard Posted in LEED

Last week brought good news in the efforts to restart the Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), a national survey that gathers statistical information on U.S. commercial buildings, at the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

CBECS, a survey that is not widely known outside of the building industry, has a huge impact...

Published on July 21, 2011 Written by Lane Burt Posted in Advocacy and policy

Today USGBC released a fact sheet on the principles for reforming the existing tax deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings, Section 179D, which have united the commercial building industry and environmental advocates in their push to create jobs and slash...

Published on July 21, 2011 Written by Lane Burt Posted in Industry

Today USGBC released a fact sheet on the principles for reforming the existing tax deduction for energy efficient commercial buildings, Section 179D, which have united the commercial building industry and environmental advocates in their push to create jobs and slash...

Published on July 19, 2011 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

As I mentioned in my last post, it's public review season for green building codes, standards and rating systems! Released in early 2010 as a fully-published...

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