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  • ASHRAE recognizes outstanding projects with its technology awards

    Two office buildings, a warehouse and a college library are recognized during ASHRAE's winter conference in Orlando

  • 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.

  • Earth Day Network Works to Green U.S. Schools

    Sean Miller, education director of Earth Day Network, discusses the group’s goal of greening America’s schools in a generation.

  • Technology to Reduce Solar Power System Costs

    New technology from eIQ Energy Inc., which today marked its official launch, will lower the installed cost and improve the performance of solar power systems, while also eliminating the design and installation constraints inherent in conventional string architectures.

  • Oregon Energy Trust Offers Cash for Refrigerator 'Clunkers'

    Aug. 25--Still looking to reduce your energy consumption, but missed Monday's Cash for Clunkers deadline for trading in your old car?

  • NASA Gets Ready for New Green Building

    Aug. 26--NASA's Ames Research Center is ready to begin construction of what is planned as the greenest building ever built by the federal government, a structure that will use state-of-the-art sensors developed for space missions but also rely on the age-old strategy of opening the window to catch...

  • 2009 Events

    Browse upcoming events in the green-building industry.

  • California Academy of Sciences/ San Francisco

    Located in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is a LEED for New Construction Platinum-rated museum; it was certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C. The museum includes a 2 1/2-acre (1-hectare) vegetated roof that goes to a depth of 6 to 7 inches (152 to 179...

  • Economic Recovery to Depend on New Green-Collar Workforce

    On a bright Friday morning in February, Lisa Jackson, the new administrator of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, took the podium at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference in Washington. It was the closing session of the three-day conference, which was organized by the...

  • AIA Selects Top Green Projects

    The Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment have selected the top 10 examples of architecture and green-design solutions that protect and enhance the environment.