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A Return to New Orleans

I was in Europe when Katrina made landfall in Louisiana back in 2005.
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Is Resiliency a Threat to Sustainability?

As the topic of resiliency grows, is it taking away from the conversations about a healthy environment?
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Is Your Next Cleaning Chemical Water?

The next evolution of green cleaning tools might be good ol’ H20.
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Why Openness Doesn’t Matter

Modern Solar Shade Fabrics
When it comes to sun shading, there are several factors designers should take into account to meet the unique needs of each building.
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Material Milestones

A new solution is raising the bar for sustainable flooring options.
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From Greenhouse Gas, to Chair and Beyond

Newlight Technologies’ material that uses greenhouse gases rather than oil to make plastic is branching out into new carbon-negative products.
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Product Transparency in Practice, Part 2

Applying product transparency information to the selection of greener materials doesn’t always result in what one might expect.
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The Green Revolution in the Big Easy

Greenbuild 2014 will showcase resilience and rebirth in New Orleans.
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Long-Term Greening

New LEED pilot credits aim to help architects and builders think beyond certification.
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Clearing Up Transparency: Supply Chain and Sourcing

This latest installment on transparency puts the focus on supply chain and raw material sourcing.
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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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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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