Mark your calendar for the webinar on "Facilities Maintenance of Air Quality Systems" sponsored by Lorman Education with NCG Testimonials, August 18, 2021 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET
Farmington Hills, MI. During the Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA) in Lansing, MI, on Dec 2nd, Jim Newman, Managing Partner of Newman Consulting Group LLC (NCG), accepted GLREA’s 2017 “Exemplary Project Award.” NCG was commended for work on preserving The Whitney Restaurant using PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) to finance new building energy systems. The Exemplary Project Award, presented annually by the GLREA, recognizes the renewable energy or energy efficiency project that demonstrates the most innovative and practical use of technologies and methods for creating or conserving energy.
Farmington Hills, MI Eaton County Treasurer, Bob Robinson, announced the redevelopment of the old Lansing State Journal facility under PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy). Mr. Robinson said that “the PACE energy efficiency financing program has proven its value for promoting economic growth in Eaton County.” This is the second PACE project in the county.
1st synagogue in Michigan and only the 7th nationwide to receive LEED certification
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Michigan, April 15, 2016 – Temple Kol Ami has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED©) certification for its Religious School Wing. The formal presentation honoring the Temple was Sunday, May 1st.
At the encouragement of Senior Rabbi, Norman T. Roman, and then Assistant Rabbi, Ariana Silverman, the 2008 construction, which also renovated the synagogue’s administrative offices, added 2,300 square feet to both the basement and main level, and was constructed with great care and consideration to the environmental impact.
The Temple’s building committee worked closely with the architect, contractor and LEED consultant. They had to make many decisions about materials and design to ensure not only an environmentally responsible construction, but also a significantly healthier indoor environment than what is experienced by students in non-LEED certified classrooms.
The itemized list below shows just how exhaustive the process was to satisfy the very strict LEED criteria: