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  • 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

  • Desking Systems Earn GREENGUARD Certification

    Green Bay, Wis.-based KI's desking systems recently received GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification for low-emitting products from the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, Atlanta

  • ERA Requests Change to ASHRAE Standard

    THE EPDM ROOFING ASSOCIATION, Bethesda, Md., has requested that the Atlanta-based American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. change the list of climate zones in which buildings are required to have a Solar Reflectivity Index of 0.78 in its proposed Standard...

  • Beazer Homes’ Green Sweepstakes Draws 30,000 Potential Buyers

    Event led to more than 500 new-home sales for the Atlanta-based home builder.

  • Historic Museum Is Certified Green

    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Little White House Museum is commissioned two years after achieving LEED Silver certification.

  • Builders' Show: Tips for Building and Remodeling Houses for Older Americans

    How to build profits by creating universally designed new homes and updating existing ones.

  • Commentary: Youths Take the Lead in Green Building

    Builders should take note of a new DOE ad campaign teaching tweens about energy efficiency.

  • Beazer Homes Commits to Company-Wide Green Building Standards

    As of April 17, all new-home starts by Atlanta-based Beazer Homes--one of the nation's top 10 production builders--will feature standards for improved air quality and water and energy conservation at no additional cost to the home buyer. With the nationwide launch of the eSMART Homes line, Beazer...

  • Nationals Park and Green

    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 28 – When the Washington Nationals take the field Sunday night to face the Atlanta Braves, they'll do so at the new Nationals Park, which today became the first major stadium in the country to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental...