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  • 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...

  • Grapevine: January 2008

    During the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo recently held in Chicago, Christina Koch, eco-structure’s editor in chief, moderated a Q&A session with Ray Anderson, founder and chairman of Interface Inc., Atlanta. Nearly 200 people heard Anderson explain his motivation to make Interface’s...

  • A Historic Building Earns Two LEED Platinum Awards

    2008 Evergreen Awards Second Place Winner. If one of the original occupants of the 1928 Mutual Building in Lansing, Mich., was to walk into the space today, the experience would be both familiar and astounding.

  • University Conserves Water

    Emory University Employs Rainwater Harvesting and Condensation Reclamation