12 05, 2016

Calculating 179D’s Value, One Square Foot at a Time [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 12th, 2016|alliant group, Uncategorized|

Eligible contractors of government buildings such as schools, town halls, police/fire stations, and many more, can arrange to receive the 179D tax deduction that is directly proportional to their energy-reducing contributions, one square foot at a time. The energy yield calculation […]

9 05, 2016

Site Visits With Erin: Adventures in Sustainable Engineering and Design

May 9th, 2016|alliant group|

When people ask me what I do for a living, I usually pull out my phone and show them a hundred pictures of the awesome technology and architecture I have the pleasure of inspecting and documenting. Every week, I am on […]

19 02, 2016

Business Green: Global Green Building Sector Tipped to Double in Just Two Years

February 19th, 2016|alliant group|

According to a recent article by James Murray of Business Green, a new report backed by both the World Green Building Council and the U.S. Green Building Council estimates that the demand for green certified buildings will continue to soar, […]

19 02, 2016

179D Solves Daylighting Dilemma in Pre-Millennial Buildings

February 19th, 2016|alliant group|

Most structures built in the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s are entirely reliant on electric lighting. It’s all thanks to some style choices and architecture trends of those eras that underestimated the value of natural sunlight and the surging energy […]

13 11, 2015

Energy Manager Today: Green Building Boom Pumping Billions into U.S. Economy

November 13th, 2015|alliant group|

According to a recent article by Ellen Bell of Energy Manager Today, “Green Building Boom Is Pumping Billions into US Economy, Retrofits Are Fueling Trend,” the green building sector has become one of the most vibrate sectors of the American […]

5 10, 2015

Gloomy Public Infrastructures and Office Culture Interfering With Human Need for Daylight

October 5th, 2015|alliant group|

Human potential, real estate value, and shopping trends all associated with exposure to natural light.

All humans have an innate need to be in contact with nature. The U.S Department of Energy released research back in 2003 to support this, calling […]

25 09, 2015

alliantgroup’s State of the Art epFace Software Featured in Engineered Systems

September 25th, 2015|alliant group|

Three months after formally releasing its new proprietary software interface, epFace, alliantgroup and its state of the art software were featured in the September 2015 edition of Engineered Systems in the publication’s “Software & Apps” section.

Designed by alliantgroup’s in-house engineers, […]

3 09, 2015

2 Tax Secrets That Are Helping the Construction Industry Rebound

September 3rd, 2015|alliant group|

The construction industry is rebounding fast, and as contractors regain their post-recession footing, many are realizing that  the everyday business activities of a growing company and/or energy-efficient design-build services might be their fast pass to a full recovery.

Rewards for Innovation

The […]

2 07, 2015

Eight Enchanting LEED-Certified Buildings in the U.S.

July 2nd, 2015|alliant group|

When a building is LEED-certified, it demonstrates the commitment of the owners to a standard of energy efficiency that helps to keep our country moving toward a more green and sustainable future. There can be tax benefits to energy efficiency […]

30 06, 2015

Why LEED and ASHRAE Standards Give Buildings a Head Start on Powerful Tax Savings

June 30th, 2015|alliant group|

Do you know the difference between LEED certification and ASHRAE standards?

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) are two organizations leading the rating systems and standards for energy-efficient buildings.

While […]