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Upgrade Now: 179D Tax Deduction Program Extended through 2020

Are bottom-line concerns holding you back from making energy efficiency upgrades to your facility? Knowing and understanding all of the available federal and local incentives for sustainable upgrades is a crucial factor in that decision-making process. One such incentive, the 179D tax deduction program, has now been extended through 2020.

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Fixing your Haunted House – how fast will Building Envelope investments return your money?

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When non-engineers hear the term “building envelope” they typically think of drafty old homes with leaky windows and steam radiators overheating a bedroom while uninsulated parts of the house remain frigid.  Cash for Caulkers (the currently proposed and stalled Federal legislation) epitomized the fix for this problem – create new green jobs by arming construction teams with caulk guns for sealing old windows and doors and insulation to stuff into hollow walls, saving taxpayers money and helping our economy.

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