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The State Senate passes its anti-LEED legislation and sends it to the House for further voting.Read More
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The organization is seeking feedback from designers, engineers, and other stakeholders via an online survey.Read More
Using a per-capita analysis of LEED buildings per state, USGBC releases a top 10 list for 2013.Read More
The NAHBGreen Awards recognize excellence in residential green design and construction practices, as well as green building advocacy.Read More
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