Tag: Green Buildings

GSA Seeks Comment On Federal Green Building Certification

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has published a request for comment on which green building rating systems should be used by the federal government. Every five years, the GSA is required to evaluate green building certifications for government use and offer recommendations to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). To date, the DOE has

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New York Enacts Legislation Authorizing Real Property Exemptions for Green Buildings.

New York Enacts Legislation Authorizing Real Property Exemptions for Green Buildings. On July 18, 2012, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill 1462 into law authorizing a municipal corporation to provide a real property tax exemption for improvements to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified or other green initiative certified buildings. Municipal

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