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Green building ratings

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2013

The General Services Administration issued findings February 6 from a federal government review of green building ratings systems and is seeking

Battle of the buildings announced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency announced a competition May 2 among commercial, medical, educational, and public buildings to reduce energy use

Federal lands energy development assessed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • May 8 2011

The Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management and Agriculture Department's Forestry Service released a report May 6 that summarizes the status of energy development of federal lands

Compliance with Local Law 84, phase one of a greener, greater New York City

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2011

By May 1, 2011, New Yorkers had to embrace a new term in their collective lexicon: benchmarking

Mayor Bloomberg announces new green lease initiative

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the signing of a new "green" lease for Silverstein Properties' 7 World Trade Center property with law firm WilmerHale

Efficiencies could reduce emissions 25 percent

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2011

The International Energy Agency released a report May 16 that concluded that carbon dioxide emissions from residential, commercial, and public buildings could be cut by 25 percent by 2050 through the use of energy efficient technologies like solar heating and thermal storage

Legislation introduced

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2011

Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) officially introduced legislation (S. 1000) May 16 that would enact a national energy efficiency strategy

$175 million for sustainable communities

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • June 19 2011

The Department of Transportation announced the availability of $175 million in merit-based grants to promote livable communities June 16

White House initiative to help expand energy-efficient building retrofitting

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 5 2011

Building on the administration’s proposal to retrofit commercial buildings with energy efficient technologies, the Obama Administration unveiled June 30 a similar initiative, “Better Buildings Challenge,” that will solicit large-scale, green building commitments, and provide financing and technical assistance

States required to review building energy efficiency codes

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2011

On July 19, the DoE issued a final notice of determination requiring states to review their energy efficiency codes for residential and commercial buildings, and potentially update them