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5 Green Building Tax Incentives that can accelerate payback and boost returns on investment.
January 26, 2015
In addition to 179d, the energy efficient building tax deduction, here are four green building incentives you should know about.
179D allows business owners some significant financial savings opportunities – but it might not be here to stay.
January 24, 2015
After a year in limbo, the 179D green building tax deduction was finally pushed through and could help LEED consulting businesses continue to grow.
"Indians Hunting the Bison"... The Plains Indians were experts in sustainability.
January 24, 2015
Business, building and climate risks and opportunities are best addressed in a framework that combines risk management and sustainable practices.
Commissioning agents confirm that all important building systems are functioning properly.
January 20, 2015
A commissioning agent provides verification and ongoing guidance for LEED projects, not only improving project performance, but also managing risk.
Andrei de Freitas, former Director General of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
January 12, 2015
When it comes to green building, you’d think we could all just get along, right? Wrong. The bitter fight between SFI and FSC for the future of Certified Wood has waged for over a decade. 
Curitiba exemplifies the benefits of deliberate, sustainable urban planning.
January 7, 2015
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo may get most of the world’s cinematic love for Brazil, but the truth is that Curitiba is one impressive epicenter of innovative urban design.

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