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US building retrofits save $1 trillion
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2012

The Deutsche Bank and the Rockefeller Foundation released a study March 1 finding that retrofitting buildings through cost effective energy savings methods in the United States could result in $1 trillion in savings over 10 years and generate up to 3.3 million jobs largely without major federal financial support


Vapor intrusion: new rules by the EPA
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Jeff Porter discusses the significantly stricter guidelines by the EPA regarding vapor intrusion and what builders and developers


US Green Building Council report on job creation potential
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

On January 18, the U.S. Green Building Council released Better Buildings Through Executive Action: Leveraging Existing Authorities to Promote Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Multifamily, Residential, and Commercial Buildings, which estimates that one million jobs could be created and $130 billion per year saved if the Obama administration used its executive authority to promote green buildings


Congress considers increasing incentives for commercial and multifamily building energy efficiency retrofits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

Commercial buildings consume 36 percent of all U.S. electricity each year. This consumption costs $190 billion and is responsible for 18 percent of U


D.C. leads in LEED
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

The U.S. Green Building Council released rankings January 23 showing that Washington, D.C. significantly leads the country in the amount of building


DC building efficiency reporting
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 27 2013

The District of Columbia's Department of Environment published a regulation January 16 requiring owners or property managers to evaluate the energy


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


Michigan proposal review report
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

On April 4, the Sierra Club released its report, "The State of Detroit's Environment: An Initial Assessment Using the Framework of Environmental


Efficient housing guidelines released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 29 2012

The Department of Energy invited energy efficient product manufacturers, manufactured housing experts, and other home performance industry stakeholders to review and comment on its Standard Work Specifications for Manufactured Housing on January 26


Henry Gifford’s lawsuit against U.S. Green Building Council dismissed
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 23 2012

A New York federal judge has held that Henry Gifford and three other design professionals cannot sue the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for false advertising under the federal Lanham Act in connection with the USGBC’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) ratings system for buildings