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Green Building Update -- September 12, 2013

Green Building Focus -- Green L.A. Federal Courthouse: Courthouse News - Aug 12 - After a decade of planning, officials broke ground on a $319 million, 10-story Los Angeles Federal Courthouse. The new courthouse's...more

9/12/2013 - Energy Energy Efficiency Green Buildings LEED Certified

Green Building Update -- August 20, 2013

Green Building Focus - REITs creating the Green Property Index : Real Estate Weekly - Jul 31 -- REITs and other large institutional owners are at the forefront of the movement toward green buildings. In an effort to...more

8/27/2013 - Green Buildings USGBC

Green Building Update -- May 17, 2013

Green Building Focus - GSA committee endorses LEED for GSA Buildings: USGBC Official Blog - May 3 The GSA's Green Building Advisory Committee officially recommended that the LEED system be used for all GSA buildings...more

6/5/2013 - Climate Change Green Buildings Kohls LEED Certified Native American Issues Retailers

Green Building Update -- May 30, 2013

Green Building Focus - 43% of Fortune 500 link exec. comp. to going green - Clean Techies Blog - May 30: Companies commonly base executive compensation on performance. Now, a growing number of businesses are...more

6/3/2013 - Bonuses Clean Tech EPA Executive Compensation Green Buildings Job Creation LEED Certified NASA

Green Building Update -- May 8, 2013

Green Building Focus - The ultimate green building eats smog - Bloomberg Businessweek - Apr 26: The Manuel Gea González Hospital in Mexico City has installed a decorative, white facade made from a sophisticated new...more

5/10/2013 - Climate Change Energy Costs Energy Efficiency EPA GlaxoSmithKline Green Buildings LEED Certified

Green Building Update -- May 2, 2013

Green Building Focus - Revolving loans would quadruple Prop 39 investments: UCLA Newsroom - Apr 18: Proposition 39, the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, passed in 2012. Prop 39 requires businesses operating in...more

5/10/2013 - EPA Green Buildings LEED Certified Loans Proposition 39

Green Building Update -- April 12, 2013

Green Building Focus: ..Biofuel waste -- a new green building solution - EarthTechling - Green Tech, Green Products & Energy News - Mar 26: Engineers are working on yet another way to deliver more energy...more

4/15/2013 - Biofuel EPA Green Buildings Greenhouse Gas Emissions LEED Certified LEED Rules

Green Building Update -- March 29, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - Father of LEED offers insight into rating system; AltBuild Expo coming to Santa Monica; Los Angeles to promote adoption of "cool roof" technology; PA bundles residential energy...more

4/1/2013 - Energy Efficiency ENERGY STAR Program Green Buildings LEED Certified

Green Building Update -- March 19, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - White House nominees for EPA, DOE; AltBuild Expo coming to Santa Monica; Massachusetts data center is clean energy innovator; New green post-Sandy housing development in Queens;...more

3/21/2013 - Clean Energy DOE EPA Green Buildings Hurricane Sandy LEED Certified

Green Building Update -- March 14, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - 30 years of energy saving through CA's building codes; Demand for green building materials to reach $86B by 2017; Congressional panel on economic benefits of green building; Hines...more

3/18/2013 - ENERGY STAR Program EPA Green Buildings LEED Certified Renewable Energy Wind Power

Green Building Update -- February 27, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - TPA targets federal government's use of LEED; NRC says military should use LEED despite political pressure; New green high school in Oregon; SFMOMA expansion to include green...more

3/4/2013 - FOIA Heliostats LEED Certified Public Records Smart Growth Solar Energy Sustainable Projects

Green Building Update -- February 21, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - GSA may abandon LEED certification; Green roof on California university dorm; CA nonresidential energy use disclosure rules take effect; Boston Properties acquires 535 Mission...more

2/22/2013 - Architecture Energy Use Disclosure Requirements Green Buildings Infrastructure LEED Certified NESEA Sustainability USGBC Wind Power

Green Building Newsletter -- February 6, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - California adopts new building standards; Brookfield's LEED Gold Manhattan West development; What can we learn from D.C.'s green building law?; The EPA's Greening America's Capitals...more

2/8/2013 - Building Standards Green Buildings Green Energy LEED Certified Solar Energy Sustainability

Green Building Update -- January 17, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - LEED hotel brand undertakes $1B funding plan; Energy benchmarking - a $9 billion savings plan; Top honors for sustainable landscape design; World's greenest office building to open...more

1/18/2013 - Green Buildings LEED Certified

Green Building Newsletter -- January 10, 2013

In This Issue: Green Building Focus - Can white roofs increase global warming?; Some older buildings greener than LEED-certified properties; Microsoft moves to LEED Gold-certified 11 Times Square; Green building...more

1/14/2013 - Climate Change Green Buildings LEED Certified

Will Your Indemnity Clauses be Unenforceable on January 1, 2013?

Amendments to California’s construction indemnity statutes will go into effect on January 1, 2013. Your commercial construction contracts may need to be modified or other strategies may need to be implemented or your...more

12/18/2012 - Contractors Indemnity Agreements Subcontractors

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