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Fireman’s Fund Introduces Green Building Policy Package

On October 16th, the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company introduced a Certified Green Building Replacement and Green Upgrade coverage endorsement, designed to provide lower premiums for buildings already certified under LEED and the Green Building Initiative’s Green Globes Rating System, as well as give owners of conventional buildings the opportunity to green their systems in the […]

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Crain’s Chicago Business Devotes Focus Section to Green Building

Just a quick post directing you to a section in this upcoming week’s Crain’s Chicago Buisness focusing exclusively on green building. A series of articles discuss green roofs and the financial benefits of green building, among many other things. This particular article, entitled Energy and Aesthetics, though somewhat disappointing in substance, at least touches on […]

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NYC-Based Green Consulting Firm Emphasizes Financial Benefits of Green Building

An article from Sunday’s Times helps make the business case for green buildings. Andrew Shapiro is a former lawyer who got the idea for his consulting business, GreenOrder Inc., from his brother’s environment-friendly nightclub in Tribeca. After the club closed down, the two brothers opened up their firm, which now advises major developers on projects […]

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