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Weatherization program defended
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 25 2012

Appearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform March 20, Energy Secretary Steven Chu defended the $5 billion weatherization assistance program and other programs that received funding under the Recovery Act


CA plans for heat-related health risks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 21 2012

California’s Climate Action Team intends to release this spring final guidance detailing plans to address heat-related health risks associated with climate change


Workplace energy efficiency savings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The General Services Administration released two studies September 26 finding that workplace-specific lighting and advanced power strips could provide between 26 and 63 percent energy savings in buildings compared to normal lighting


Homeowner energy tax credits benefits unclear
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

The Congressional Research Service reported September 25 that it is unclear whether tax credits impact homeowner investment in high efficiency heat pumps or other efficiency technologies


Green building investment hotspots
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia, Germany, Singapore, South Korea, USA
  • July 8 2012

Lux Research released a study July 5 finding that the United States, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, and Germany are the top global hotspots for green building investment


Support for leed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2012

Over 1,200 businesses, building professionals, environmental organizations, unions, cities, and individuals asked the General Services Administration July 25 to continue supporting the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system


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

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


Report on real estate industry energy use
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 26 2013

The Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center's August 22 Greenprint Performance Report found that 3,232 real estate properties reduced their energy


Court rejects challenge to FHFA directive
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 11 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled November 9 that a 2010 Federal Housing Finance Agency directive regarding the financing of local clean energy programs by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is not tantamount to a rulemaking that can be challenged in court


Shifting away from LEED
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 18 2012

Turner Construction Company released a report November 8 concluding that companies are less likely to use the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating system now than in recent years