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Why Your Artificial Turf is Burning and How to Make it Stop

 

Living in California or other areas that are exposed to the blinding heat of the desert sun, you may have installed artificial turf to provide the look of a lush green lawn surrounding your home or office building. This type of lawn covering looks fresh and attractive and can increase the value of your properties. Artificial turf is relatively low maintenance, but it can burn under certain conditions. Finding out the main reasons why artificial turf burns and how to prevent this problem can help protect your investments.

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Improving HVAC Energy Efficieny

According to the US Department of Energy, the solar heat gain that comes from windows is responsible for almost one third of a building's cooling costs. Low-E window film can help reduce this number and bring down HVAC costs, thus conserving energy! Read more on Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency Year-Round!

Topics: Commercial News

BOMA Scores Win on Leasehold Depreciation

Last night, the U.S. Senate approved a package of tax “extenders,” including a one-year, retroactive extension of the 15-year depreciation period for tenant improvements, which had previously expired at the end of 2013. This means that building owners can deduct expenses for tenant improvements made in calendar year 2014 over 15 years instead of 39—a significant victory for commercial real estate!

Topics: Commercial News

Solar Art's Ultra Blue 35 Recognized As A Top Money Saving Building Product

BUILDING MAGAZINE MONEY-SAVING PRODUCT WINNER

Topics: Commercial News