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Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
Getting Green From the Stimulus
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  • 1. Getting Green ! From the Stimulus! Chris Cheatham, LEED AP, Esq.! www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  • 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. [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. [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. [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. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION]! Overview of the 101! Suretyship Stimulus! American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -Recovery.org Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  • 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. [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. [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. [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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. [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. [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. [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. [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. [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. [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. [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. Green BuildingPRESENTATION]! [TITLE AvoidIndustries in Stimulus! OF the Stimulus! Green inGreen101! Suretyship Risk! •  Risks •  Guaranteed LEED certification Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com!
  • 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. 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. 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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