Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

Top 5 Myths about TCAC Tax Incentives

The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC, commonly known as TCAC) offers incentives for tax credits on new and/or rehabilitated affordable housing projects. These projects may apply for tax credits based on a number of factors, but sometimes there may be...

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state is now seeing a slowdown in construction projects and permits for new housing, thus state-wide projected solar photovoltaic generation has been slowed. Prior to recent lockdowns, an analysis conducted at Wood Mackenzie, a...

How Green Buildings Overlap with Human Health

How Green Buildings Overlap with Human Health

The most common distinction attributed to green buildings is that they have a lower impact on the environment when compared to conventional buildings. Even though that is true and a major element of their design, it is not the end of the story. As a matter of fact,...

WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

Building practitioners looking to reopen their building during or after COVID-19 shutdowns can cut the learning curve by utilizing WELL’s Health-Safety Rating System. In response to COVID-19, the International Well Building Institute’s Task Force developed the WELL...

How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

COVID-19 has triggered building owners and managers to focus intently upon Indoor air quality. How safe is your building? What assurances can you provide to occupants or future occupants that spaces are safe? The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and...

Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Top 4 Benefits of Enhanced Commissioning

Last week’s post touched on LEED Enhanced Commissioning, a warranty-focused retesting of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment previously commissioned during construction. While this is a credit that can be taken to achieve LEED certification,...