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  • Alexan CityView, Largest LEED for Homes Multifamily Community in the Country Officially Opens

    NJ BPU and USGBC Executives Take Guided Tour

  • Christie Place / Scarsdale, N.Y.

    Christie Place is a luxury townhome community located north of New York. Developed by Ginsburg Development Cos., Scarsdale, and built by FM Home Improvement, East Orange, N.J., the buildings match the existing Tudor-style architecture of the Scarsdale village center.

  • The Bronx Green Roof Demonstration Project/New York

    This 10,000-square-foot (929-m2) extensive green roof features monitoring equipment that measures its performance.

  • 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...

  • Lessons From a New York Home

    Less than 10 miles (16 km) away from the setting of the historic 1943 novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, architect Paul Gleicher and his wife Lisa Sharkey completely renovated their 19th century, 4-story Romanesque Revival brownstone. Remodeled with the help of Good Housekeeping magazine and the...

  • 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...