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Navigating High-Performance Buildings

July 23, 2014
Legrand research offers guidelines For navigating the complicated high-performance buildings landscape.
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Ten U.S. Programs Setting Inspiring Example of Sustainability

July 11, 2014
Recyclebank names 10 clean-tech pioneer that celebrate U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives.
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Study: How Cradle to Cradle Certification Impacts Business

July 3, 2014
Trucost measures the business, environmental and social value of Cradle to Cradle certification by 10 early adopters.
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Exploring Sustainability at AIA Chicago

June 17, 2014
Check out these tours during the AIA Convention in Chicago, June 26, that will take you around the North, West and South areas of the city.
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Helping Nature Conserve Water Through Green Infrastructure

June 16, 2014
Soils are a major contributor to clean water and keeping water in its place.
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Building Green: 5 Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Environment

June 6, 2014
According to the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA), residential and commercial buildings accounted for nearly 40 percent of total U.S. energy consumption in 2012.
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The Green Building Industry is Moving Toward Increased Authenticity

May 29, 2014
It’s been two decades since the green building movement began in architectural and construction circles. Today, the focus lies on increased rigor and authenticity.
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Is Your Lumber Truly Green?

May 5, 2014
Sourcing the most sustainable wood for any wood-based home improvement project is more imperative than ever.
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University Funds Campus Improvements with Energy Savings

April 25, 2014
Johnson Controls to deliver $58 million in operational and energy efficiency savings.
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Top 7 Strategies for Greening Cities This Earth Day

April 21, 2014
BOMA International releases tips for commercial real estate professionals to join the green cities campaign.
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