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1806, 2017

You Need a Green Building Consultant (Who Speaks for the Trees)

June 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

We are often asked “what is the best way to assure success in a green building project?” Whether that query is from a Fortune 1000 businesses or an architect, the answer is the same, have [...]

1106, 2017

Attorney General’s End of Third Party Settlements is Good for the Environment

June 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo on June 5, 2017 to all Department of Justice components and 94 U.S. Attorney’s Offices prohibiting them from entering into any agreement in settlement of federal claims or [...]

406, 2017

Retailers Pay Millions for Hazardous Waste Violations

June 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Retailers across the nation are buttressing their trash disposal practices after Dollar General Stores and Big Lots Stores paid Millions of dollars to settle civil suits for environmental violations for the unlawful disposal of hazardous [...]

2805, 2017

Solar Powered Advertisement is Deceptive

May 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

A business installs photo voltaic panels on its roof to generate power, and advertises that it is “solar powered.” The business, however, sells the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that are generated by the solar power. [...]

2105, 2017

Selling a House with Solar Panels is Not for the Faint of Heart

May 21st, 2017|Tags: , |

It can be difficult if not dangerous to fail to properly address rooftop solar panels at the time of sale of a house.

1405, 2017

Is the 2018 IgCC Doomed to Fail?

May 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Last week the ICC and ASHRAE issued joint news releases on the status of the “unified green building code that could become the foundation for LEED certification” that will be published as the 2018 version [...]