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Beyond LEED – Greenbuild 2011

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 at 2:17 pm No Comments
Beyond LEED – Greenbuild 2011

“Ones vision is only limited by one horizon” and so started one of the Master Speaker series at this years Greenbuild, The US Green Building Council’s annual convention in Toronto. The speaker was Tom Palladino, one of the original developers of the LEED program and he was…

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See you at Greenbuild!

Posted in Blog on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 at 4:56 pm No Comments
See you at Greenbuild!

Four of our staff will be in Toronto for USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference and Expo this week.  Stay tuned to our blog for our perspective and favorite green building products from the Expo floor.  If you can’t make it to Greenbuild you can follow our updates on Twitter;…

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Riding the Trillion Dollar Green Wave

Posted in Blog on Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 4:09 pm No Comments
Riding the Trillion Dollar Green Wave

Was recently invited to be a part of the panel ‘Riding the Trillion Dollar Green Wave‘ at the Crittenden Real Estate Finance Conference in Miami Beach.  Making the dollars and cents case for Green Building and LEED Certification has been getting easier and easier these days.  To…

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Photovoltaic Costs Falling

Posted in Blog on Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 12:44 pm No Comments

Could the economies of scale finally be kicking in?

The average installed cost of residential and commercial PV systems completed in 2010 fell by roughly 17 percent from the year before, and by an additional 11 percent within the first six months of 2011.

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Fast Company talks LEED 2012

Posted in Blog on Monday, September 26th, 2011 at 11:57 am No Comments

Here’s a reasonably good article in Fast Company about LEED 2012, the next version of the rating system coming soon to a checklist near you. It’s an easy read and seems to get more things right than wrong. Once again, however, they single out…

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