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Nationwide Challenge for American Communities to Reduce Energy Use

April 24, 2014
Georgetown University launches $5 million prize and challenges U.S. communities to reduce energy use; Washington, D.C. unveils the first 51 communities and invites others to apply.
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USGBC Launches Real-Time Green Building Data Tool for U.S.

April 23, 2014

Online state market briefs set the bar for information transparency with LEED data and activity.

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Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy

April 23, 2014
The EPA’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power.
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EPA Honors Winners of 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge

April 22, 2014
The EPA announced the four winners of its second annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design challenge created to engage college and university students in reinventing our water infrastructure and developing innovative green infrastructure systems to reduce rainwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.
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IFMA Announces Sustainability Awards, SFP Credential Discount

April 22, 2014
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) brings sustainability to center stage for Earth Day 2014 with the recognition of sustainable exhibitors from the Facility Fusion Conference and Expo, as well as a limited-time discount for IFMA’s sustainability credential, the Sustainable Facility Professional (SFP).
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AIA Select 2014 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

April 22, 2014
The AIA and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment.
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Port of Seattle Launches Program to Cleanse Rainwater

The pilot program will test natural ways to cleanse rainwater that reaches Pudget Sound.
April 22, 2014
The Port of Seattle kicks off a pilot project to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound.
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GSA to Shrink Real Estate Footprint, Cut Costs with $70 Million Consolidation Project

April 21, 2014
GSA has identified 19 projects across the country where the agency will work with other federal agencies to consolidate their offices into a federally owned space.
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Winner of 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition

April 21, 2014
The EPA announced that an elementary school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has won the annual ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings.
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U.S. Parking Facilities Cut Energy Use by 90 Percent, Energy-Efficient Lighting Square Footage in Millions

April 18, 2014
As part of the Energy Department’s commitment to helping U.S. businesses save money by saving energy, the Department’s Better Buildings Alliance is supporting the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign.
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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.


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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