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  • On the Road to Energy Recovery

    A study shows how new hospitals can reduce their energy use by 60 percent.

  • Do No Harm

    When it comes to environmental performance of facilities, the healthcare industry needs help, stat.

  • Product Review: Insulated Concrete Forms

    The need for energy efficiency is driving interest in ICFs. Here's what you need to know before trying out this building system.

  • Green Horizons for Savvy Cities

    Simple steps create an effective green building program.

  • Taking the Lead In Government Relationships

    Lucia Athens, former manager of the City of Seattle Green Building Program, explains how architects and designers can foster relationships with their local governments to promote sustainable building.

  • Clark County, Wash., Adopts New Residential Green Building Standards

    May 26--As building permits for single-family residential homes are trending up in Clark County, commissioners are wanting builders to think green.

  • Vice President Biden Kicks Off New Energy Efficiency Effort

    Austin, Philadelphia, and Seattle are among 25 communities that will receive funding from the $425 million Recovery Act to be used for energy efficiency retrofits for commercial buildings and houses.

  • Work in Progress

    At Seattle's Pier 56, Mithun set about instilling a sense of place while creating a sustainable future. Ten years after move-in day, the office continues to act as a living laboratory.

  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance House

    Einstein A/U Architects and Walsh Construction create a sustainable home away from home for oncology patients and their caregivers.

  • Multifamily Executive Awards: Green Merit Award Winners

    Low-income apartments in Portland, Ore., and co-housing-inspired Seattle cottages net honorable mentions in magazine’s annual contest.