Getting Green From the Stimulus

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Getting Green From the Stimulus

  1. 1. Getting Green ! From the Stimulus! Chris Cheatham, LEED AP, Esq.! www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  2. 2. Getting Green From the Stimulus! •  How many have read the stimulus? •  Why haven’t you read the stimulus act yet? •  Don’t worry, Congress didn’t either. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  3. 3. [TITLE Green From theBuilding! Getting OF and Green Stimulus! Suretyship PRESENTATION]! • What Will You Learn? • Huge green building opportunities. • You can prepare your company now. • The Secret Weapons. • There are risks that must be considered. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  4. 4. [TITLE Green From theBuilding! Getting OF and Green Stimulus! Suretyship PRESENTATION]! •  Agenda • Overview of the Stimulus • Green in the Stimulus • Information is Power • Avoid Green Risks Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  5. 5. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of the 101! Suretyship Stimulus! • H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) • Signed by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009 • $787 Billion Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  6. 6. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of the 101! Suretyship Stimulus! American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -Recovery.org Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  7. 7. [TITLE OF inof the 101! Green PRESENTATION]! Overview the Stimulus! Suretyship Stimulus! •  Estimates for Our Region: •  Virginia $11,853,726,873 •  D.C. $1,537,624,943 •  Maryland $9,516,780,462 -Center for American Progress Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  8. 8. [TITLE OF inof the 101! Green PRESENTATION]! Overview the Stimulus! Suretyship Stimulus! •  No Earmarks “When this bill passes, a Niagara Falls of money will flow out of Washington and into the accounts of state highway commissioners, governors and legislatures, local school boards, county executives — even mayors,” Binder says. - NPR, 2/6/09 Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  9. 9. [TITLE OF inof the 101! Green PRESENTATION]! Overview the Stimulus! Suretyship Stimulus! •  Shovel Ready Projects •  Funds available until Sept. 30, 2010 •  Goal to use 50 percent funding for projects initiated by June 17, 2009 Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  10. 10. [TITLE OF inof the 101! Green PRESENTATION]! Overview the Stimulus! Suretyship Stimulus! •  Green Industries in the Stimulus: 1. Federal Buildings 2. State Energy Programs 3. State Weatherization 4. Schools Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  11. 11. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Federal Buildings - GSA •  Agency: General Services Administration •  $4.5 billion to convert federal buildings to High-Performance Green Buildings. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  12. 12. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Federal Buildings - GSA •  “GSA has 45 days to submit its official project list.” •  Incredibly, project list published April 2, 2009 Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  13. 13. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Federal Buildings - GSA •  D.C. $1.2 billion •  Virginia $66 million •  Maryland $25 million Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  14. 14. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Federal Buildings - GSA •  “All GSA new construction projects and substantial renovations must be certified through the LEED Green Building Rating System of the U.S. Green Building Council.” •  “Projects are encouraged to exceed basic LEED green building certification and achieve LEED Silver level.” -www.gsa.gov Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  15. 15. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Federal Buildings - DOD •  Agency: Department of Defense Energy Conservation Investment Program •  $3.6 billion for energy efficiency projects and modernization of facilities. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  16. 16. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  State Energy Program •  Agency: Department of Energy •  $3.1 billion for State Energy Program (SEP). •  Funding requires Governors’ assurances regarding stricter building codes and reform utility policies. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  17. 17. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program •  Agency: State and Local Governments •  $3.2 billion provided to local governments to implement energy efficiency and conservation programs. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  18. 18. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) •  Agency: States •  $5 billion for weatherization of low-income family homes •  Estimate: will weatherize one million homes Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  19. 19. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Assisted Housing •  Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development •  $2.25 billion for energy retrofits of existing affordable housing Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  20. 20. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE OF in the Stimulus! Green Industries in Stimulus! Suretyship 101! •  Green Schools •  Agency: State •  $9.75 billion for public safety and other government services, •  Can include modernization, renovation or repair of public school facilities consistent with a recognized green building rating system Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  21. 21. [TITLE OF inof the 101! Green PRESENTATION]! Overview the is Stimulus! Information Stimulus! Suretyship Power! •  The Green is Flowing Now Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  22. 22. [TITLE Prepare forisGreen! OF PRESENTATION]! Suretyship and Green Building! Information Power! •  Information at Your Disposal 1.  Understand FedBizOpps and state websites. 2.  Register on Central Contractor Registration database (www.ccr.gov). 3.  Form relationships with agencies and contractor. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  23. 23. [TITLE Preparethe isGreen! OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of forStimulus! Green in the 101! Information Stimulus! Suretyship Power! •  The Secret Weapons •  FedBizOpps: https://www.fbo.gov/ Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  24. 24. [TITLE Preparethe isGreen! OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of forStimulus! Green in the 101! Information Stimulus! Suretyship Power! •  The Secret Weapons •  State Website – Virginia stimulus.virginia.gov Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  25. 25. [TITLE Preparethe isGreen! OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of forStimulus! Green in the 101! Information Stimulus! Suretyship Power! •  State Website -Maryland •  http://statestat.maryland.gov/recovery.asp Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  26. 26. [TITLE Preparethe isGreen! OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of forStimulus! Green in the 101! Information Stimulus! Suretyship Power! •  The Secret Weapons •  StimulusWatch.org •  Shovel ready projects submitted by U.S. Mayors Conference 2008 Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  27. 27. [TITLE Avoid Green Risk! OF PRESENTATION]! Suretyship and Green Building! •  Risks •  ew, N inexperienced entities involved with green building - U.S. Mayors Conference, Mainstreet Economic Recovery Report Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  28. 28. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE AvoidIndustries in Stimulus! OF the Stimulus! Green inGreen101! Suretyship Risk! •  Risks •  Guaranteed LEED certification Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  29. 29. [TITLE Avoid Green Risk! OF PRESENTATION]! Suretyship Be Shovel Ready! How to and Green Building! •  Risks •  Energy Efficiency Requirements Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  30. 30. Getting Green From theBuilding! Suretyship and Green Stimulus! • What Did You Learn? •  reen building opportunities are out there. G •  repare your company now with P information. •  he Secret Weapon - StimulusWatch.org. T •  anage green risks. M Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  31. 31. Getting Green From theBuilding! Suretyship and Green Stimulus! Want to learn more? www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com ccheatha@wthf.com Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!

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