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  • Community College Facility Embodies Sustainability

    A combination of carefully chosen renewable energy strategies and energy conservation techniques places students of Ohlone College in a living laboratory.

  • Warehouse Finds New Life as Sustainable Lofts

    Bringing older buildings up to current environmental standards represents a great opportunity.

  • 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...