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  • Great Wolf Resorts Greens its Facilities and Operations

    The 11 U.S. Great Wolf Resorts recently achieved Green Seal certification.

  • A North Carolina Retreat Leaves a Small Footprint

    The Cottages at Spring House Farm sit at the base of the mountains in Marion, N.C., and provide a tranquil and secluded retreat.

  • Furniture Manufacturers Embrace Sustainability

    From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, most adults are at the office, striving to meet their deadlines and come up with innovative solutions that will boost business for their company. Employees are embracing the push toward sustainability and more are citing their employers’ environmental...

  • Commercial Facility Uses LEDs

    Sentry Equipment Corp., Oconomowoc, Wis., has drastically reduced its energy consumption by installing LEDs in its new headquarters.

  • Lodge Preserves Natural Surroundings

    While searching for middens and cave paintings in the 1940s, anthropologists discovered early Alaskans seasonally camped in Sadie Cove in Homer, Alaska. Today, the Sadie Cove Wilderness Lodge preserves that link to the region’s history while maintaining the peaceful atmosphere of the rugged...

  • Building Reflects Life Inside

    More than 800 free-flying tropical and native butterflies dart about the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, Rochester, N.Y. Part of the Strong National Museum of Play’s $37 million expansion, the garden’s unique roof spans are reminiscent of butterflies’ graceful wings, making the facility itself an...

  • Retreat Embraces Green Living

    The Cape Cassini Wilderness Resort in Australia attracts guests with its sustainable practices and remarkable landscape.

  • Architecture Students Design Award Winning House

    2008 Evergreen Awards Honorable Mention. Architecture students at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, are granted an opportunity given to few other architecture students in the country.

  • Houston Schools Divert Carpet From Landfills

    In summer of 2008, five Houston school districts recycled their carpet during the remodeling of 17 buildings.

  • Spa Practices Sustainability

    Uhma Spa & Shop, South Beach, Fla., practices sustainability in the products it uses and its building construction.