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Leveraging Generational Differences for Sustainability Success

By Julie Honeywell and Brad Pease
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Successfully implementing sustainability practices in a corporate environment begins with appealing to the generational characteristics dominant in today’s workplace.
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Mental Health Benefits to Green Living?

By Michael J. Berning
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Allowing employees to “get back to nature” can enhance their well-being and productivity.
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A Well-Rooted, Living Building

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The Rochester Institute of Technology envisioned a building that was living, figuratively and literally, for its new Golisano Institute for Sustainability.
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Every Energy Model Is Wrong—And Here Is Why They Are Indispensable

By Daniel Overbey, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
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LEED has taken some heat for buildings that do not perform as they were modeled, yet energy modeling is an essential tool for any high-performance building project.
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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving with Launch of LEED v4

By Jacob Kriss
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Now with new exam information and study options.
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Urban Development and Sustainability

What does smart growth look like?
By Michael N. Maltezos
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The best way to effect the most sustainable good is to focus on the places where the largest amounts of energy are being used.
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How Texas Does Net Zero

By Sangeetha Karthik and Don Penn
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A Texas middle school models sustainability while building a curriculum designed to educate the next generation about renewable energy.
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Twice the Size and Half the Footprint

By Craig Cook
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The performance of a renovated house in Virginia dwarfs its predecessor, despite adding space to meet the owner’s needs.
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Sharing the Table for Improved Recreational Facilities

By Steven Flanagan AIA, LEED
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By applying an integrated project process, building teams can bring higher education recreational centers to a greater level of sustainability and efficiency.
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Phasing in Neighborhood Developments

By Derrick Teal
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A Milwaukee project team has few precedents to follow when achieving one of the rarer LEED certifications.
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