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Study: Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions Pays for Itself

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Savings from healthier air can make up for some or all of the cost of carbon-reduction policies.
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Rotten Fruit

Why ‘picking low-hanging fruit’ hurts efficiency and how to fix that problem.
By Auden Schendler

Sometimes a failure can arrive disguised as a success.

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Everything Old is New (and Sustainable) Again

With a simple energy analysis and upgrades, facilities can save big.
By David C. Fishel
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 As energy costs continue to rise — about 3 percent annually — facility managers are seeking ways to lower their utility bills while reducing environmental impact.  

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Constant Betterment

An education center in Canada teaches children to continually strive for a more sustainable future through example.
By Melissa O’Mara
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 Located on the Kortright Living City Campus in Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada, the Earth Rangers Centre is an advanced green building, certified LEED-NC Gold.  

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Zero Plus

HGA Architects and Engineers is perfecting a progressive approach that goes beyond net zero.
By Patrick Thibaudeau
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 Buildings that only achieve energy efficiency and are working toward net zero rely on thinking of the past.  

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Online Calculator Estimates Carbon Benefits of Wood Buildings

WoodWorks’ tool shows amount of carbon stored in a building’s wood products along with avoided greenhouse gas emissions.
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WoodWorks, a cooperative venture of major North American wood associations, recently launched an online tool that estimates the carbon benefits of wood buildings.
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Metl-Span panels have contributed to energy-efficient projects including 502 Rigsbee, Ballard Blocks, Haughton Middle School, and Pacific Plaza.


NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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2014 September

September features the next Excellence in Design winner and some insight on how to manage three generations of people working in sustainable building.
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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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