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  • 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...

  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news, including lower insurance premiums for green homes and solar incentives in Texas.

  • Ultra-Modern Texas Homes Offer Healthy, Low-Maintenance Living

    5-Star homes are developer Stanley Lerman's vision for dwellings that are energy efficient, sustainable, and healthy without sacrificing an ultra-modern aesthetic.

  • High School and Visitor Center Conserve Water

    At first glance, the Queens Botanical Garden Visitor and Administration Center in New York and Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School located in the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio seem to have little in common.