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Rotten Fruit

Why ‘picking low-hanging fruit’ hurts efficiency and how to fix that problem.
November 5, 2012

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.
October 1, 2012

 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.
October 1, 2012

 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.
March 1, 2012

 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.
December 1, 2011
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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2013 Top Products

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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