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  • High School and Visitor Center Conserve Water

    At first glance, the Queens Botanical Garden Visitor and Administration Center in New York and Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School located in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio seem to have little in common.

  • Sustainable Product Sellers Green Depot and Greenmaker To Merge

    East Coast's Green Depot joins forces with Chicago's Greenmaker Supply.

  • Building an Everyday Near-Zero Energy Home

    It all started with the goal of building an affordable, healthier, more durable, near-zero energy home that could resist natural disasters and be faster to build than a standard wood-frame house.

  • Energy Efficient Multi-family High Rises

    Russell Albanese remembers the days when creating an environmentally friendly building was little more than an afterthought for most people. “At conferences, they always scheduled the green building seminar for the last day of the conference, when just about everyone had gone home,” Albanese says...

  • More multifamily properties feature earth-friendly building technologies

    It's still not as ubiquitous as WiFi or resident portals, but green technology is beginning to power more multifamily buildings. "We're at the beginning of an upswing when it comes to green building technology and multifamily applications," believes Paula Cino, a senior legislative analyst at the...

  • Green Project from around the country.

    It's not easy being green when building affordable housing, according to the Cambridge, Mass.-based Homeowner's Rehab officials who designed a 40-unit affordable housing project called Trolley Square in Cambridge.

  • Building Green High Rises

    Even in the midst of New York's blustery, barren winter, the Big Apple is getting a little greener. The Albanese Organization and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. have broken ground on its newest green creation, a 253-unit apartment community in lower Manhattan's Battery Park City.