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L&L: Maximizing the Benefits of the Environmental Policy Act

  • Tuesday, July 13, 2010
  • 12:00 PM - 12:59 PM
  • Hobbs and Black conference room (100 N. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104)


  • If you need further information feel free to contact ehuck@quinnevans.com with and questions.

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Please join us for a free lunch & learn on 'Maximizing the Benefits of the Environmental Policy Act' on Tuesday July 13, 2010 at Hobbs and Black conference room (100 N. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
) starting at noon. Attendees can earn 1 learning unit. Please RSVP by Tuesday July 6th to Elizabeth Huck (ehuck@quinnevans.com) or via the website. 

A little-known tax deduction that became law with the 2005 Energy Policy Act and was further clarified by guidance from the IRS in 2008 is rewarding sustainable design and putting tax dollars back into the pockets of architects.  For beating energy efficiency standards and documenting it, architects get a tax break.  This seminar will describe the logistics of the actThe learning objectives of the seminar are as follows:

          Identify the ideal candidates for Energy Tax Certification using the provided information on types of construction achieving certification.

          Learn which components of a building can be analyzed and receive certification with clear and concise matrix which outlines specific features of components in the construction endemic in certification.

          Recognize lighting rules and steps necessary for qualification using lighting rules table.

          Identify which parties could receive the tax credit as outlined by the EPAct by using case studies and reviewing IRS code.

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