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  • Survey Reveals Interest Versus Action Discrepancy

    Houston-based International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and Johnson Controls, Glendale, Wis., released their third-annual Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

  • USGBC Initiative Expands LEED for Homes Resources

    Two regional green building groups have signed on as participants in a new USGBC initiative.

  • August Legislative Update

    Energy Star rebates, the Climate Change Bill’s affect on green jobs, and Tucson’s new green building program were some of the green legislative issues in the news this month.

  • Case Study: Austin Home Achieves Top Ratings in Three Green Building Programs

    Super-efficient construction, careful planning bring certifications from LEED, NAHB, Austin Energy, and Energy Star.

  • Eco-Resources

    Whirlwind Building Components, Houston, has just released a complete product-line brochure.

  • Forum Discusses Buildings' Energy Efficiency

    The Washington, D.C.-based National Academies of Sciences’ Federal Facilities Council and International Facility Management Association, Houston, hosted a joint policy forum at the U.S. Capitol in September about efficient energy use in buildings.

  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news, including Midwest builders work to prevent stricter energy codes and Austin mandates energy audits.

  • Fast-food Chains Serve Up Sustainable Restaurants

    With locations across the U.S., fast-food restaurants have great potential to create positive environmental impacts as they enter the green-building arena.

  • Groups Work to Green Health Care

    The U.S. Green Building Council, Washington, D.C., and Green Guide for Health Care, a joint project of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Austin, Texas, and Health Care Without Harm, Arlington, Va., are collaborating to green the health-care industry by fostering best practices and...

  • 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...