May
18

Economic Update – Despite Recession, Green Building Continues

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– Commercial Property News

Hard times may have come to property development and construction, but that doesn’t mean that green building ideas have lost all of their momentum, in either public or private spheres.

In public development, which includes examples of early adopters of green building techniques in the first place, various governments are still pushing hard for green. Late last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2187, also called the 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act, by a vote of 255 to 177. H.R. 2187 is a $6.4 billion school modernization bill with the specific goal of building new schools and retrofitting existing schools to be more energy efficient.

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