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  • The Week in Green: Sept. 5-11

    A roundup of green building news, including Yale’s sustainable homes exhibition and Ohio’s loan discount program for green retrofits.

  • Innovative Green Projects: 2009

    Seven of the most innovative green projects of 2009.

  • Aileron Center/Dayton, Ohio

    The 70,000-square-foot (6503-m2) facility provides an environment for private business owners to share experiences and knowledge and participate in workshops and programs that are designed to inspire new thinking.

  • Healthcare Center Benefits from Green, Evidence-based Design

    Parrish Medical Center's leaders intuitively understood the importance of providing a safe and comfortable environment for patients, visitors and staff.

  • Winery Leads to Nature

    By using simple, natural materials and blurring the lines between indoors and out, the Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Wash., connects wine enthusiasts to nature.

  • Cincinnati Green-Home Owners Enjoy Tax Break

    Thanks to legislation enacted this year, Cincinnati residents are eligible for up to 15 years of property-tax exemption for LEED-certified new homes or remodeling projects, and local green builders are reaping the rewards.

  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems are a viable alternative to traditional HVAC

    Geothermal heating and cooling systems are earning their reputations as a viable alternative to traditional HVAC.

  • Energy-Efficient Green Products Exterior Lighting Technology Features

    Just a year ago, Marty Bursky never had conversations with his clients about which type of energy-efficient fixture, if any, they should use in their exterior lighting. "Up until very recently," says the president of Cleveland Lighting One, a lighting showroom, dealer, and installer in the...

  • Hardwood Flooring's Green Message Grows on Pros and Consumers

    As recently as a year ago, Epcon Communities was not specifying hardwood flooring in its home market of Columbus, Ohio. The builder of slab-on-grade, ranch condominiums in the $180,000 to $250,000 price range installed carpet and vinyl surfaces in its homes, says Craig Thomas, vice president of...

  • Green Affordable Housing Development Debuts in Ohio

    Rising from the ashes of a demolished 11-acre housing project in Columbus, Ohio's north side is Greenview Estates, and the use of green in the development’s name is no coincidence. The community is Columbus' first energy-efficient, affordable housing neighborhood.