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Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Georgia Executive Order Effectively Bars LEED for State Buildings (Guest Post)

This guest post was written by James Richardson of the “Georgia Tipsheet.”  Read the Executive Order here.

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has ordered state agencies to broaden eligibility guidelines of timber in government buildings to include those sourced from forests certified by alternative programs, effectively banning a controversial green building program that recognizes only one certification standard.Read More »Georgia Executive Order Effectively Bars LEED for State Buildings (Guest Post)

Energy Savings Contracts: Risks and Rewards

AHC attorney David R. Cook published an article about Energy Savings Performance Contracts in the November/December edition of Building Profits Magazine, which is a publication of the Construction Financial Management Association.

Facility owners are paying increased attention to energy usage, operation and maintenance (O&M) costs, infrastructure management, and the overall financial performance of their facilities.   They have called upon the construction industry to assist in these efforts, and some segments of the industry have flourished around owners’ demands for energy efficiency and cost reduction.Read More »Energy Savings Contracts: Risks and Rewards