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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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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 […]
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.