Go Green, Save Cash

Go Green, Save Cash

Going green isn’t only good for the environment. It can be great for your wallet too! In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it is important to keep in mind that homes built with sustainable, energy-efficient materials are often less vulnerable to weather and adverse...

New Orleans Solar School Initiative

Smiley Law Group is always interested in news related to Green Building Practices in the New Orleans and Seattle metropolitan areas. Currently, the New Orleans Solar School Initiative, a collaboration between Entergy Corporation (the local energy company), Nike, the...
Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day!

Today, April 22, 2009, marks the 39th anniversary of Earth Day— an occassion founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson to inspire awareness and appreciation for the environment, celebrate the gains we have made and create new visions to accelerate environmental...

Scott Wolfe gains LEED AP Accreditation

Scott Smiley Jr., founding member of Smiley Law Group and contributor to the Louisiana Green Building Law blog, is now a LEED AP (LEED Accredited Professional). Scott passed the LEED AP exam on Friday, April 10th. The US Green Building Council describes the LEED AP...