Green Building Initiative

DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings
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DOE Approves Green Globes for Certification of Federal Buildings

The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S.... Read more

South Carolina Avoids LEED Ban Through Compromise
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South Carolina Avoids LEED Ban Through Compromise

While a new law does not ban the green building rating system, the Palmetto State... Read more

Ohio Moves Closer to Banning LEED
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Ohio Moves Closer to Banning LEED

The State Senate passes its anti-LEED legislation and sends it to the House for... 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

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The Athena Institute EcoCalculator for Assemblies Addresses Life Cycle Assessment Results

The online calculator, commissioned by the Green Building Initiative, is for use with the Green Globes system. Read more

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Jones Lang LaSalle Acquires Green Globes Developer

At a time when construction market economics have some worried that sustainable development will decline as developers and builders look to control costs, industry heavyweight Jones Lang LaSalle has made its position on the environment clear with its July Read more

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Transparent Technology Transparent Technology

The Kresge Foundation supports green building in a big way. The 82-year-old organization dispenses grants from its $3 billion in assets toward the capital campaigns of other nonprofits to advance the well-being of humanity. Read more

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