The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) grants varying levels certification for eco-friendly and energy-conscious design and construction. Located in the Galleria section of Houston, alliantgroup’s headquarters has earned the LEED Platinum certification, the highest distinction of green building awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The article describes the building as having “floor-to-ceiling windows, coated with a film to keep the heat out and the cool air in, allow natural light for workers to enjoy. The offices are in the middle of the building so everyone has access to the natural light.”
alliantgroup’s Senior Managing Director, Jeremy Fingeret, sat down with Houston Chronicle to discuss what makes the alliantgroup building so exceptional, and how the structure is an embodiment of the very services the company provides to small and mid-sized businesses across the U.S.
“Commercial buildings soak up about 20 percent of the energy in this country. If you can create great LEED designs, you will take a lot of pressure off the U.S. infrastructure that has to supply all the power to these buildings and to the grid. It is very important looking down the road ahead for energy-efficient buildings to be more prevalent in our skylines.”
Two of alliantgroup’s tax consultancy specialties are the R&D Tax Credit and the 179D deduction: government-sponsored benefits that reward companies for progressive business activities in energy efficiency, among other categories.
Read When Building Green Works to Your (Tax) Advantage on the Houston Chronicle website, or click here to download a PDF of the article as the Chronicle site requires a paid subscription to view content.
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