Keep Your Eye on the Green Prize
As green building standards continue to become mainstream and the industry grows to allow more investments, lenders will need to begin to embrace “green” lending. While preferential treatment to lending on energy efficient READ MORE >
  |   04.28.2012
No time to read a thousand pages? Check out the Summary Radius Map!
Ever have that feeling of dread when you place an order for Phase I ESA data, knowing that your Radius Map Report is going to be 1,000 pages long? Worry no more! All… READ MORE >
  |   04.20.2012
ASTM E50 Committee Convenes on E1527 Revisions
On Wednesday, April 18, an ASTM E50 task group consisting of environmental consultants, lenders, attorneys, EPA and other interested parties met in Phoenix, AZ to discuss revisions to the ASTM E1527-05 Phase I… READ MORE >
  |   04.19.2012
Sanborn Maps Get 15 Minutes of Fame
USA Today has continued its coverage of environmental contamination with a new series on Ghost Factories. Investigators used Sanborn Maps and City Directories to pin-point the location of hundreds of historical lead smelters… READ MORE >
  |   04.18.2012
Comeback Cities, Construction Starts & Phase I ESA Growth
Are you working in a comeback city? Or in a construction hot spot? In March, Forbes released a list of American Cities with the Most Construction Underway. The list was compiled using building… READ MORE >
  |   04.17.2012
EDR Joins Net Promoter
What does EDR have in common with Zappos, Logitech and MetLife? We are all working to quantify, track and improve our customer service performance. In the spirit of EDR’s commitment to our customers’… READ MORE >
  |   04.11.2012
Clarification for Agency File Reviews Being Added to E 1527-05: Are You Prepared?
An “agency file review” is a common industry term describing a search and review of files maintained by a local, state, or federal regulatory agency for properties within its jurisdiction. Agency files usually… READ MORE >
  |   04.05.2012
Top Ten Things to Think About When Writing or Updating Your Environmental Policy
Whether due to a growing awareness that property contamination can have a detrimental impact on collateral value, an aversion to risk brought about by today’s uncertain market climate, increasing regulatory pressure or a… READ MORE >
  |   04.04.2012