Getting Green from the Stimulus

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Getting Green from the Stimulus
Chris Cheatham, Esq., LEED AP
This presentation reviews the green building provisions in the stimulus and how your company can prepare to successfully bid these projects. If you are interested in hosting the presentation, please contact Chris at chris@greenbuildinglawupdate.com.

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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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  3. 3. Getting Green From the Stimulus • How many have read the stimulus? Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  4. 4. Getting Green From the Stimulus • How many have read the stimulus? • Why haven’t you read the stimulus act yet? Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  5. 5. 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. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  6. 6. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Getting Green From theBuilding Suretyship and Green Stimulus • What Will You Learn? • Huge green building opportunities. • You can prepare your company now. • The Secret Weapon. • There are risks that must be considered. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  7. 7. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Getting Green From theBuilding Suretyship and Green Stimulus • Agenda • Overview of the Stimulus • Green in the Stimulus • Information is Power • Avoid Green Risks Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  8. 8. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Overview of the101 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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  9. 9. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Overview of the101 Suretyship Stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act -Recovery.org Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  10. 10. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  11. 11. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  12. 12. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Suretyship Stimulus • Shovel Ready Projects • Funds available until Sept. 30, 2010 • Goal to use 50 percent funding for projects initiated by June 17, 2009 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  13. 13. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Suretyship Stimulus Green Industries in the Stimulus: 1. Federal Buildings 2. State Energy Programs 3. State Weatherization 4. Schools Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  14. 14. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the Stimulus Suretyship 101 • Federal Buildings - GSA • Agency: General Services Administration • $4.5 billion to convert federal buildings to High-Performance Green Buildings. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  15. 15. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the Stimulus Suretyship 101 • Federal Buildings - GSA • “GSA has 45 days to submit its official project list.” • What are you doing on April 3, 2009? Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  16. 16. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the 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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  17. 17. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the 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. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  18. 18. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the 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. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  19. 19. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the 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. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  20. 20. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the Stimulus Suretyship 101 • Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) • Agency: States • $5 billion for weatherization of low-income family homes • Estimate: will weatherize one million homes Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  21. 21. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the Stimulus Suretyship 101 • Assisted Housing • Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development • $2.25 billion for energy retrofits of existing affordable housing Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  22. 22. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green the 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 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  23. 23. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Information is Power Suretyship Stimulus • The Green is Flowing Now Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  24. 24. [TITLE Information isGreen Suretyship PRESENTATION] OF andfor Power Prepare Green Building 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. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  25. 25. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Prepare for Green Overview of the101 Information is Power Suretyship Stimulus • FedBizOpps: https://www.fbo.gov/ Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  26. 26. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Information is Power Suretyship Stimulus Prepare for Green • State Website - Virginia • http://stimulus.virginia.gov Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  27. 27. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Information is Power Suretyship Stimulus Prepare for Green • State Website -Maryland • http://statestat.maryland.gov/recovery.asp Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  28. 28. [TITLE GreenPRESENTATION] OF in the Stimulus Overview of the101 Information is Power Suretyship Stimulus Prepare for Green • The Secret Weapon • StimulusWatch.org • Shovel ready projects submitted by U.S. Mayors Conference 2008 Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  29. 29. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Suretyship and Green Building Avoid Green Risk • Risks • New, inexperienced entities involved with green building - U.S. Mayors Conference, Mainstreet Economic Recovery Report Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  30. 30. [TITLEBuildinginIndustries in Stimulus OF PRESENTATION] Green Green Green Risk Avoid the Stimulus Suretyship 101 • Risks • Guaranteed LEED certification Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  31. 31. [TITLE OF PRESENTATION] Suretyship BeGreen Risk How to and Green Building Avoid Shovel Ready • Risks • Matching energy efficiency requirements Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  32. 32. Getting Green From theBuilding Suretyship and Green Stimulus • Programs offered by WTHF 1. “Green in the Stimulus” Report 2. Green Contract Program 3. LEED AP Study Program Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  33. 33. Getting Green From theBuilding Suretyship and Green Stimulus • What Did You Learn? • Green building opportunities are out there. • Prepare your company now with information. • The Secret Weapon - StimulusWatch.org. • Manage green risks. Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
  34. 34. Getting Green From theBuilding Suretyship and Green Stimulus Want to learn more? www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com chris@greenbuildinglawupdate.com Copyright © 2009, Chris Cheatham. All Rights Reserved. Chris Cheatham - www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com
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