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U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Energy Efficient Lighting Square Footage in Millions

April 18, 2014
As part of the Energy Department’s commitment to helping U.S. businesses save money by saving energy, the Department’s Better Buildings Alliance is supporting the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign.
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Urban Green Council Announces EBie National Finalists

April 18, 2014
Six awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Survey: Interest in Renewable Energy Resources Continues to Grow

April 17, 2014
According to a post-show survey of visitors that attended the 2014 AHR Expo, 41 percent of the more than 2,000 respondents said they came to the world’s largest HVACR event seeking products related to “Renewable Energy Resources” (geothermal, solar, etc.).
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CaGBC Provides Free LEED Registration, Certification for Calgary, Lac-Mégantic

April 17, 2014
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is working with regional partners to lend support to the rebuilding efforts underway following the Lac-Mégantic train derailment and the 2013 Calgary floods.
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Canada's LEED Registrations, Certifications Grow in Q1 2014

April 11, 2014
The new year has started off strong for Canadian LEED projects with 140 new certifications as of March 31, 2014.
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Top 25 Cities with Most ENERGY STAR Buildings

April 10, 2014
The EPA announced the sixth annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most ENERGY STAR certified buildings.
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LEED for Homes 2013 Award Winners

April 10, 2014
USGBC has named the recipients of the 2013 LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in residential green building.
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Study: Customer Awareness of Usage Drives Behavioral Changes

April 10, 2014
Customers who enroll in prepay electric service reduce their energy usage from 5.5 percent to 14 percent as a result of changes in behavior due to more real-time information and awareness around their energy usage, according to a study conducted by Distributed Energy Financial Group (DEFG).
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AAMA Forms Sustainability Steering Committee

April 9, 2014
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) board of directors voted unanimously to establish a sustainability steering committee.
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BOMA 360 Performance Program Designates First Buildings in Canada, Japan

April 8, 2014
More than 700 buildings worldwide have now earned the BOMA 360 designation.
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In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.

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Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.

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