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The competition recognizes manufacturers and designers for excellence in product design for the learning environment.
Funding will help accelerate LED and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products with the potential to reduce lighting energy use for residences and businesses by one half.
The 2013 Sustainability Plan will also help guide EPA’s actions to meet the new goal of directing the Federal Government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 – more than double the current level.
The Urban Green Council and The United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters will start training members in green practices as part of the new Urban Green Council's Green Professional Building Skills Training program.
The DoE and HUD expanded the Challenge to multifamily housing such as apartments and condominiums and launched the Better Buildings Accelerators to support state- and local government-led efforts to cut energy waste and eliminate market and technical barriers to greater building efficiency.
A net zero facility, a historic building, a cheese factory, a residence, a college building and an agriscience farm are being recognized by ASHRAE as innovative buildings.
The Energy Department awarded nearly $4 million to increase 13 states' energy savings and boost the energy efficiency of public institutions, local governments and industrial sectors.
The conference presents the latest research and development to improve building designs and state-of-the-art technologies in building materials and systems.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management building achieves Silver Certification.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing draft guidelines that will help the federal government buy greener and safer products.