Archive for May, 2010
by Brandon Cook, CPA
Team Member of the Construction Services Group
Business owners and contractors may be reluctant when it comes to the idea of building green. After all, the initial costs of going green are certainly higher than traditional construction costs, and the whole concept of going green may seem to be little more than a sales gimmick to entice environmentally conscious customers. However, there are some clear tangible benefits, both financial and non-financial, to building green.
by Larry Greenwalt, CPA, Managing Partner
In our recent Business Intelligence Survey, 68% of the respondents reported reducing employee pay, hours or benefits in the last 18 months (43% of not for profit respondents, 75% of manufacturing and distribution respondents, 83% of service and professional respondents, and 100% of construction respondents), as follows: