$35,000 Grants to Build Environmentally Friendly
The Santa Monica Green Building Program offers financial incentives for buildings and innovative building technologies certified to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards, awarding two types of grants to promote green building throughout the city. Grants for new private sector buildings are based on the level of certification attained under the LEED standards: LEED Certified – $20,000; LEED Silver – $25,000; LEED Gold – $30,000; and LEED Platinum – $35,000. All new construction and major renovation in commercial, affordable housing, mixed use, and multi-family residential that register for LEED (LEED-NC) certification are eligible to apply. For more information about program, contact: City of Santa Monica, 1212 5th St., 1st Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310-458-8549; Fax: 310-395-2138;http://greenbuildings.santa-monica.org/mainpages/whatsnew.htm
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