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China Partners With World Green Building Council

April 4th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The World Green Building Council announced a partnership on Monday with the China Green Building Council that could have significant repercussions, considering that China is the largest building construction market in the world, with up to 20 billion square meters constructed annually. 

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Green Building At Costa Rica’s Envision Festival

March 18th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Envision Festival uses a huge array of green building methods to create a village in the jungle. Learn more about how this festival is truly dedicated to building a more sustainable festival.

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Small Businesses Save Money With Green Buildings

January 8th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley

Originally published on Green Building Elements. Mike Schoenecker, vice president at Winkelman Building Corp, says green buildings, defined as those that reduce [&hellip

“Green Building Premium” Is Often A Myth

April 16th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Sefaira.  By Carl Sterner The Myth of the Green Premium Conventional wisdom holds that high-performance buildings cost [&hellip

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Dallas Goes All-In On Green Building With Mandatory Regulations

November 5th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

On October 1, Dallas, Texas implemented the first mandatory minimum green building regulations outside of California in an aggressive effort to cut citywide power and water consumption en route to its goal of carbon neutrality by

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Green Buildings Could Be Half US Construction And Worth $248 Billion By 2016

August 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

Green building is growing fast in the US, and may represent more than half of all commercial and institutional construction as soon as 2016. Today, millions of people experience LEED projects every day during their daily routine, and 35% of all construction jobs are in green building

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On the Right Track: Green Buildings, Clean Energy News Highlights Obama’s Energy Policy

June 29th, 2012 | by Andrew

Leadership from the Obama Administration has set the federal government on the right track in terms of energy use and management while also engaging state and local government, private sector businesses and local public interest groups in efforts to boost energy efficiency and clean energy use. Two announcements this week drive the point home

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Combining Clean Energy with Green Building

May 19th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

[social_buttons] It is an intuitive combination, and most individuals who get into or install clean energy on their home or [&hellip

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NASA Space Tech to Make Green Buildings More Efficient

January 14th, 2010 | by Jerry James Stone

[social_buttons] NASA has announced a plan to develop next-gen intelligent, automated monitoring systems for both offices and research environments. Collaborating [&hellip

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World's Tallest Green Building?

November 25th, 2009 | by Zachary Shahan

Taiwan’s Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world from 2004-2007. Now, it is looking to become the world’s [&hellip

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How the Stimulus Bill Helps Green Building

September 9th, 2009 | by Derek Markham

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law by President Obama in February to stimulate the sagging US economy. As it is the most comprehensive and lucrative sustainability bill ever passed, it sets a serious standard for the United States government and its people to follow. Besides being very complicated there are both negative and positive aspects to this bill, which I breakdown as best as I can

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