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  • Target Center Installs Green Roof

    The Target Center recently had a 2.5-acre (1-hectare) green roof installed on it.

  • 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...

  • Seattle Home Promotes Sustainable Living

    Jeff and Salena Gallo not only feel good about their decision to build green, they also feel better physically. Salena has asthma and both had been plagued by allergies for years, yet after moving into their new sustainable home in Minneapolis, they no longer needed to take the medications they...

  • Historic Bank Building Goes Green

    Last year, HGA Architects and Engineers, Minneapolis, transformed the iconic First National Bank building in downtown St. Paul, Minn., into a more desirable multi-tenant office building.

  • Supper Club Incorporates Sustainability

    Sustainability is woven into the Red Stag Supper Club, Minneapolis, so well its patrons may not notice the conservation measures.

  • Los Angeles No. 1 on List of Most Eco-Friendly Commercial Buildings

    When it comes to green commercial buildings, Los Angeles is tops, according to a report from the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego and CoStar.

  • The Portico offers energy-efficient condominium living in Minneapolis.

    The quest to make The Portico condominium project energy-friendly started with a box of paper clips. Jon Hornig, vice president of Minneapolis-based Hornig Cos. was given one box of paper clips when he started at a large Wall Street firm several years ago.