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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

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EPA Recognizes BOMA International with 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 3, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International with a 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through a superior commitment to energy efficiency. BOMA International has received a total of seven ENERGY STAR awards and remains the only commercial real estate association to have received this honor.

Topics: Commercial News