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Employee Spotlight: Sarah Burger: Green Building Analyst

By Green Coast on 12 Oct 2016

“There are only four NGBS verifiers in Louisiana and Sarah is the only one in the New Orleans area,” says GCE Managing Partner Jackie Dadakis. “Louisiana and Mississippi give incentive points to developers applying for low-income tax credit financing who commit to NGBS. Part of that commitment requires certification and Sarah can work with developers every step of the way.” more…

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GCE Partners with National Leaders in Community-Based Sustainable Redevelopment

By Green Coast on 20 Jun 2016

Green building certification can be a win/win for developers and future tenants. Louisiana and Mississippi state housing corporations encourage developers to make green building certification part of any low-income tax credit financed housing proposal, and GCE Services can work with developers to not only acquire the certification, but also show them how to save money and increase building efficiency. more…

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Partner Spotlight: GCE Services

By Green Coast on 22 Jul 2015

“We strive to be the smartest in our field at improving building performance and comfort in a hot and humid climate,” says GCE Services partner Jackie Dadakis. “Our team has many years of experience and is accredited in numerous rating systems, including LEED and Energy Star. Greener, healthier and more efficient buildings do not mean higher costs, and we have proven that.” more…

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Helping Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

By Green Coast on 22 Jul 2015

Part of the solution rests on creating greener, healthier and more affordable housing that includes • Reduced energy consumption and water costs, • Less wear and tear on building systems, and • Improved tenant comfort. more…

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Saving Energy Means More Money for the Classroom

By Green Coast on 8 Nov 2013

A 2009 study commissioned by the US Department of Energy found that our school operators were spending $1-2 million annually more than necessary on utility costs because of an inefficient use of the facility and its energy resources. Our goal is to prevent them from needlessly wasting money on their utility bills so that they are able to spend it where it counts. more…

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Greenwashing gets punished

By Reuben Teague on 12 Mar 2010

This post points out some of the issues that any company in the green space confronts, particularly with regard to unscrupulous competitors. more…

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