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There would be no life without water. We highlight the best ways to conserve this precious resource.


Navigating the Regulation and Risks of Brownfield Redevelopment

By John J. Heft MS, CRIS and Micah J. M. Knapp Esq.
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Landowners, developers and contractors have regulatory and civil liability protection options for brownfield redevelopment.
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Getting the Water Right

By Amy Cornelius
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Protecting fresh water begins at home for a research center dedicated to this valuable resource.
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Will It Stay or Will It Go Now?

By Derrick Teal
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Drought has likely been a feared calamity since humans realized we needed water to survive.
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Building for Mind, Body and Soul

The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
By Sue Wasserman
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The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
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Rewriting History Through Adaptive Reuse

An adaptive reuse project gives an old industrial facility the chance to change its ways and become an example of the future instead of a piece of blight from the past.
By Derrick Teal
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In the early 2000s, the Ambler Boiler House's trademark smokestack changed from a symbol of ruin and blight to one for adaptive reuse instead.
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Sustainable Fun with a Spray Playground

By Joseph M. Serpe
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As part of a $500 million public/private effort to sustainably revitalize one of the most economically and socially depressed communities in the Greater New York area, sustainability shares the stage with fun at a new park.
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The Importance of Reducing Restroom Resource Waste

By Jason Renner
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Bathrooms can present untapped opportunities for sustainability and savings in commercial buildings.
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Higher Education Design: Implementing Zero-Plus Energy Strategies

By James Matson, AIA and Patrick Thibaudeau
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When conserving energy becomes a thing of the past, the newest approach is finding ways to create it.
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The Center of Attention

A new student services center at a prominent university in Boston provides students with a chance to learn and play outside the box.
The LEED Gold certified Center for Student Services is Boston University’s (BU) new gateway to campus student life and services as well as the winner of EDC’s Excellence in Design Award for Educational New Construction.
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Water Shortage to Boost the Membrane-Based Water, Wastewater Treatment Market

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Revenues to double by 2020; customized membrane systems likely to be most sought after.

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