Partner Energy’s Senior Project Manager, Lance Collins (AIA, LEED AP), recently published a blog on GlobeSt.com about how to leverage several funding sources for green development. Lance highlights the recent Partner Energy project for Arbor Green Apartments in Carson, CA as a case study in the vast number and types of rebates and incentives available for […]
Lance Collins’ A Greener Horizon for Energy Retrofits is the cover article of the August issue of Western Real Estate Business. To read the article on the growing market for energy efficiency retrofits of existing buildings in California, click here.
The Arbor Green Affordable Housing project in Carson, CA continues to garner recognition. We are incredibly proud to be part of this project and appreciate the blog by Green Builder Magazine mentioning our contributions, including LEED Documentation and Energy Modeling.
As demonstrated by the recent success of LA’s Better Building Challenge, California is committed to reducing the environmental footprint of its construction industry. The State’s Green Building Standards Code, better known as CALGreen, is currently being updated to further advance green building practices. The updates code goes into effect on January 1, 2014. Mr. Collins is a Senior […]
The Los Angeles Better Buildings Challenge (LABBC) has been overwhelmingly successful over its first 2 years and is set to easily surpass its original long term goal: to achieve 20% energy savings across 30 million square feet of existing commercial buildings in Los Angeles by 2020. So now the LABBC is stepping it up a notch and […]
Affordable housing sponsors and developers seeking to utilize tax credits or private activity bonds through California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) and the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDLAC), respectively, for rehabilitation projects must reduce the projects’ energy consumption. The energy reduction must be documented by submitting the California Energy Commission HERS II energy consumption […]