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Performance Bonds and Green Building: Interview With Green Building Law Update’s Chris Cheatham

Posted in Bills and Proposed Legislation, District of Columbia, Green Building and Design, States

Chris Birk from SuretyBonds.com recently interviewed Green Building Law Update’s Chris Cheatham about how green building affects performance bonds and the DC green building law.  The interview is informative and I enjoyed listening.  It’s 15 minutes well spent.  Click here to tune-in.      

Green Building Surge

Posted in Connecticut, Green Building and Design, States

AuggieV over at Building Green CT reports a Recent Surge In Connecticut Green Building News May Be A Good Sign.  Some of the things he mentions: Connecticut tied with Georgia for No. 1 in the fifth annual Global Green USA analysis and ranking of state Qualified Allocation Plans used by state housing finance agencies and… Continue Reading

Green Building: Washington Bill Requires LEED Certification For Sales and Use Tax Deferral

Posted in Bills and Proposed Legislation, Charts, Green Building and Design, States, Washington

A bill was introduced in the Washington State Legislature yesterday that will require LEED certification for sales and use tax deferral on select construction projects. If this bill (SB 6598) becomes law, projects will have to achieve a certain level of LEED certification to qualify for deferral of sales and use tax on materials and… Continue Reading