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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 […]

22 06, 2015

U.S. Businesses Missing Out on Commercial Energy Incentives

June 22nd, 2015|alliant group|

Why are Americans so slow to trust cost-efficient, energy saving technology and the tax incentives that reward them?

Some startling facts about missed opportunities regarding global energy-saving efforts were uncovered in a recent online article, Green Around the Edges, published by […]

22 06, 2015

“The Bottom Line of Green Is Black” – Rob Watson

June 22nd, 2015|alliant group|

How the “Father of LEED” got his start and his vision of the future.
Rob Watson is considered the “father of LEED.” In the 1990s, Watson created the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for the U.S. Green […]

18 06, 2015

Healthy Kids Make Happy Dads This Father’s Day

June 18th, 2015|alliant group|

How Green Building and LEED Impact Your Kids’ Health

With Father’s Day quickly approaching (remember, it’s this Sunday, June 21!), we’d like to talk to you about how Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) can affect kids. We all know […]

12 06, 2015

LEEDing Up to Today – A Short History of LEED

June 12th, 2015|alliant group|

alliantgroup is dedicating the month of June to commemorating the achievements and global impact of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), and the wonderful value that LEED’s history brings to the AEC community.

Environmentalists Spark the Movement

In the late […]

1 06, 2015

LEED Construction Helps the US Economy and the Environment

June 1st, 2015|alliant group|

The US building industry is reshaping Kermit the Frog’s lament, “It’s not easy being green.”
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a non-profit organization that is working to transform the building landscape for environmental and economic opportunity. One of the […]