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Green building policy lacking debate?

Marc Lefkowitz  |  05/16/07 @ 11:51am

Was something lost in the shuffle when Cleveland City Council deliberated over residential tax abatement policy? Council's reaction to Frank Jackson’s call to scale up abatements for energy efficient homes doesn’t seem to square with the information provided by the mayor's staff and non-profit group Cleveland Green Building Coalition (GBC).

In an recent analysis of the Cleveland State University study that is the nexus of council’s decision, GBC and the mayor’s office draw a bright line connecting what those surveyed in the study want and what a green building policy similar to ones adopted in twenty four other U.S. cities can provide. Read more.

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