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Bank of America's $20B, Green Residential Traction, + Daylight-Savings Tips (WIR)

Bank of America Announces $20 Billion Environmental Initiative – BofA announced a $20 billion initiative to support the growth of environmentally sustainable business activity to address global climate change. Bank of America’s ten-year initiative encourages development of environmentally sustainable business practices through lending, investing, philanthropy and the creation of new products and services. […]

By |March 10th, 2007|News, Week in Review|0 Comments

Climate Change Legal Practice, Green Building Lending, Texas Geothermal, + Green Sans LEED (WIR)

The Law Firm of Holland & Hart Announces New Global Climate Change Practice – The firm is the first and only law firm based in the Rocky Mountains to organize a practice group concentrating on this rapidly emerging area of law and policy.  Holland & Hart’s Global Climate Change Practice Group consists of […]

By |February 10th, 2007|Gadgets, LEED, News, Week in Review|0 Comments

Entrepreneurial New Resource Bank + Green Lending Residential Solar Systems

Sustainable business entrepreneurship requires sophisticated financiers, so I wanted to let the Jetson Green readers know about an innovative, newly-founded banking institution called "New Resource Bank."  They are "financing sustainable resources in community."  The bank was started by a group of entrepreneurs with expertise in the banking industry, and their start-up story is […]

By |October 27th, 2006|LEED, Solar|0 Comments

Hines CalPERS Green Development Fund (HCG) Created with +$120 M Equity Investment

In case you haven’t noticed, Hines is one of those smart real estate companies that is leading the way in sustainable real estate.  They’re committed to sustainable building and I recently blogged a quote from Hines Chairman + Founder Mr. Gerald D. Hines where he said "sustainability has become a key component of development."  […]

By |October 11th, 2006|LEED|1 Comment

Green Valley Lofts Raise the Bar for Innovative Mixed Use, Sustainable Development

There really, actually, truly, factually, legitimately is a growing interest in living in more environmentally sensitive buildings.  Even still, whether you’re looking for a single family home, urban townhome, downtown loft, or warehouse loft, the players in the green development field are few and far between (but increasing).  I noticed an interesting developer that […]

By |October 11th, 2006|LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|1 Comment

Differentiation Strategy: EcoBroker, GreenHomesForSale, Etc.

Applications for building permits have slowed down, some projects have been tosssed, and interest rates are inching higher. Homes sales will be ugly, to use the headline of one news article. All the while, real estate agents are scampering, trying to drum up business and continue the high life. I’m not a real estate […]

By |August 21st, 2006|Prefab|0 Comments