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  • Organizations Promote Buildings' Sustainability

    Through a new memorandum of understanding, the Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. and Portland, Ore.-based Green Building Initiative will work together to accelerate the adoption of sustainability principles in the built environment.

  • Back to School

    California Often Establishes Environmental Policies that later are adopted by other states or the federal government.

  • Certification Focuses On Operations And Performance

    The Operations and Performance Management Professional Certification program from the Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. helps earners demonstrate their knowledge of the management of facility operations and maintenance and the impact of...

  • Stimulus Act Reinforces Energy Standard

    The Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc.’s 90.1-2007 standard, “Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings,” is recognized through special funding measures in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

  • Wasteland Transformed Into Model for Sustainability

    Nonprofit Heifer International's growth necessitated a larger headquarters that provides control over energy costs and demonstrates sustainability.

  • Healthcare Center Benefits from Green, Evidence-based Design

    Parrish Medical Center's leaders intuitively understood the importance of providing a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff.

  • Clinicians and Researchers Come Together at a Sustainable Conference Center

    The Geisinger Health System's new green building is attracting the country's best health-care professionals.

  • 2008 Innovative Green Projects

    Check out 11 innovative green projects from across North America.

  • GSA Scrutinizes Underfloor-Air Distribution

    Lessons learned from underfloor-air distribution systems with pressurized plenums are the basis for new GSA design standards and criteria.

  • Antique Heart Pine Flooring From Trout River Lumber

    Martha Mills antique heart pine flooring is reclaimed from a textile mill in Thomaston, Ga., that once supplied cotton tire cord to B.F. Goodrich. The wood has a tight growth ring pattern and an amber color. It is available unfinished with a 61/4-inch face width or prefinished in a 51/8-inch face...