It’s no secret that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) creates a vast amount of opportunity in the commercial buildings industry, with $787 billion allocated to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure, create jobs, and invest in green building and energy efficiency.
But, with such a large sum of money being filtered down from the federal government to a wide variety of government agencies, and the mass of competing information available, it can be difficult to know how to get federal stimulus money for your project, and what to expect once you do. Read the full article »
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The Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) has led a coalition to help Texas become the second state nationwide to require high-efficiency toilets (HETs) in all new residential and commercial construction.
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NADCA’s Updated HVAC Assessment, Cleaning and Restoration Standard Now Available for Public Review
NADCA, the HVAC Inspection, Maintenance and Restoration Association, has announced that a draft version of its standard, Assessment, Cleaning and Restoration of HVAC Systems, is now available for public review and comment.
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HOK Exec Pens ‘The Green Workplace’
HOK, a leading practitioner of green design and consulting services, recently announced the public release of The Green Workplace, a book already heralded by reviewers as a “must have” for businesses seeking to survive and thrive in this new, greener era.
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