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  • Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Educates Building Professionals

    Steven W. Peck, founder and president of Toronto-based nonprofit association Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, shares his thoughts about the benefits of vegetated roofs.

     
  • Empty Workspaces Aren't Green

    In today's era of mobile technology, offices often waste energy by sitting empty.

     
  • Alliance Reaches Out

    Jeffrey Harris, vice president for programs for the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance to Save Energy, discusses the organization's purpose and goals.

     
  • Life-cycle Assessment Becomes Accessible

    The Merrickville, Ontario, Canada-based Athena Institute's EcoCalculator makes life-cycle assessment available to everyone.

     
  • top firm: michelle kaufmann, aia, leed ap

    It all started with a headache.

     
  • Juliet Rice Wichman Botanical Research Center

    Dean Sakamoto Architects designed the research center at the National Tropical Botanical Garden to be both hurricane-resistant and the first LEED building on Kauai.

     
  • 13 Research Teams Receive $3 Million in Grants

    The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Green Building Research Fund has awarded over $3 million in grants to support research in sustainable building practices.

     
  • 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

     
  • Going Green

    Enthusiasm for sustainability continues to grow in the lighting industry. Energy efficient fixtures are now standard practice, so manufacturers are looking to other environmentally conscious initiatives as a way to stand out from the crowd.

     
  • U.S. Capitol Dome Goes Green

    A plan is in motion as part of that program to update the exterior lighting scheme used to illuminate the Capitol Dome to improve efficiency, color, and maintenance.

     
 
 
 

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