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Nine Green-Product Databases for Architects, Specifiers, and Consumers
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Nine Green-Product Databases for Architects, Specifiers, and Consumers

Use these guides to find up-to-date information on the sustainability of building... Read more

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Energy Performance–Based Contracts Energy Performance–Based Contracts

More clients are opting for contracts focused on energy-performance outcomes. Here are a few key steps for approaching this emerging contracting method. Read more

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Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings Chicago Publishes Inaugural Report of Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

The Windy City's evaluation highlights that reducing energy intensity could lead to a 23-percent drop in energy use and $77-million in annual savings. Read more

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Denver City Energy Project Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions, Energy Use Denver City Energy Project Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions, Energy Use

The voluntary program encourages commercial and multifamily building owners to measure building performance using Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager tool. Read more

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Six Energy Star Homes to Love Six Energy Star Homes to Love

In honor of Energy Star Day, we've rounded up some of our favorite homes certified to the EPA's green building program. Read more

Industry Divided Over Proposed Energy Legislation
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Industry Divided Over Proposed Energy Legislation

Architecture and energy efficiency organizations weigh in on the latest version of... Read more

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Will The Federal Government Back Away from Its 2030 Targets? Will The Federal Government Back Away from Its 2030 Targets?

The Shaheen-Portman Energy Efficiency Bill could bring about the most significant energy legislation in seven years, but would passing it cost the federal government its carbon neutrality requirements? Read more

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Get Caught Up on Green Building Rating Systems Get Caught Up on Green Building Rating Systems

You may know the forthcoming LEED v4 inside and out, but other green building certification programs are pushing the industry forward as well. Read more

EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings
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EPA Announces Cities with the Most Energy Star Buildings

Overall, the agency reports a significant increase in certified projects, with Los... Read more

Energy Ratings Elevate Older Buildings
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Energy Ratings Elevate Older Buildings

An article in The New York Times reported the discovery that older structures... Read more

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