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Kansas City Office

806 Genessee St.

P.O. Box 681183

Kansas City, MO 64168

 

Phone: 816.569.5256

Fax: 816.569.5257

 

E-Mail:

info@newhorizons-llc.com

 

 

Nebraska Office

2012 South 13th St.

P.O. Box 22920

Lincoln, NE 68542

 

Phone: 402.261.8130

Fax: 402.261.8136

 

Email: Nebraska@newhorizons-llc.com

 

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Native Landscaping:
Selecting plants indigenous to your area means they're better adapted to the local climate, use appropriate amounts of water, resist local pests, and provide food for area wildlife.
 
Runoff:
The waste water that flows from our gardens, lawns, driveways, and streets into sewer systems carries various pollutants, including fertilizers and pesticies from yards. 

 

Solar Water Heaters
 A solar water heating system is fairly simple with solar panels typically installed on a roof.  The sun heats the panels, the solar collectors heat a fluid in pipes held in the interior of the panel boxes, and the fluid is transported into the house where it heats water in a storage tank.
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FEBRUARY 2012  


 

IN THIS ISSUE
  • New Horizons News: New Horizons Makes Top 500 List
  • In the Know:  Environmental Tenant Assessments
  • In the News:  Zero Environmental Footprint
NEW HORIZONS NEWS

 

New Horizons Makes Named Top 500 Company

 

New Horizons will be announced as one of the Top 500 Women Owned Business in the U.S. at the DiversityBusiness.com Conference in April 2012.  New Horizons is excited about this news!  The article can be found here.

 

IN THE KNOW

 

Environmental Tenant Assessments 

 

Owning property brings many liabilities, including lesser known liability that property owners can become responsible for environmental contamination caused by tenants.  Normally, environmental concerns and potential liabilities are discovered during a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA).  Unfortunately, a Phase I is done prior to a property transaction, which is likely after a lease term has expired. Any potential liabilities discovered in the Phase I may call for additional costs incurred by a Phase II ESA. 

 

Environmental Tenant Assessments can identify potential liabilities that the operations of a tenant causedMetro Patrol to the leased space during the lease term.  An Environmental Tenant Assessment evaluates the operations within the leased space, the handling of hazardous materials or waste, the environmental and compliance history of the tenant, and indications of a possible release.

 

An Environmental Tenant Assessment can be performed prior to leasing to a potential tenant, during the lease term, and/or prior to the end of the lease term. 

 

If the assessment identifies tenant operations potentially contaminated the site, recommendations may be made to further investigate the site to see if contamination did occur.  If contamination is found, the responsible party can be identified and would be liable for any potential cleanup costs prior to the termination of a lease.

 

For more information on Environmental Tenant Assessments or to request an assessment, contact Stephanie Isaacson or call us at (816) 569-5256.   

 

IN THE NEWS

 

Zero Environmental Footprint

 

Presidential Executive Order 13514 set the ground rules for Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance.  The goal of the order is to "create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation's prosperity, promote energy security, protect the interests of taxpayers, and safeguard the health of our environment."  In other words, the goal is to make reduction of greenhouse gas emissions a priority for Federal agencies and to work towards a "Zero Environmental Footprint" government.  The President states that the "Federal Government must lead by example" in order to create a clean energy economy. 

 

Some of the goals of the policy are that Federal agencies will: 

  • Increase energy efficiency
  • Measure, report, and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions
  • Conserve and protect water resources through efficiency, reuse, and stormwater management
  • Eliminate waste, recycle, and prevent pollution
  • Foster markets for sustainable technologies and environmentally preferable materials, products, and services
  • Have high performance sustainable buildings in sustainable locations

 Many of these goals are expected to be met by the end of 2020.

  

Information From: Executive Order 13514 (October 5, 2009)

If you would like to contact our office for any additional information or questions, you can reach us at 816-569-5256.
 
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Stephanie Isaacson
New Horizons Enterprises, LLC

www.NewHorizons-LLC.com