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  • St. Elizabeth Hospital - Heart, Lung & Vascular Center

    Designed by HGA Architects and Engineers for Affinity Health System, the Lung & Vascular Pavilion at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisc., has achieved LEED Gold Certification.

  • The Benedictine Women of Madison's Holy Wisdom Monastery

    The Madison, Wis.-based community of nuns earns the highest point total in the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC program thus far.

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Meltwater House

    Wisconsin's Solar Decathlon team focuses on affordable, off-the-shelf solutions suitable for the average family.

  • Earthly Ethics

    Fulfilling Aldo Leopold's belief that ethical behavior includes respecting the land, the Leopold Legacy Center examines the relationships between buildings, their inhabitants and their sites

  • 2009 Solar Decathlon Showcases Sustainable Building on the National Mall

    The competition promotes the present and future possibilities of green building to students, consumers, and professionals alike.

  • Don’t Have a Cow

    I grew up on a small family dairy farm in Wisconsin. Although sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago, I’m always thankful for having had the opportunity to grow up in that environment.

  • Grohmann Museum / Milwaukee School of Engineering

    Six sculptures sit amid this 10,000-square-foot (929-m2) vegetated roof that features sod rather than typical green-roof sedum.

  • Sky Vegetables

    SKY VEGETABLES, MADISON, WIS., is an urban-agriculture firm that uses a sustainable model to farm produce on grocery-store rooftops.

  • Commercial Facility Uses LEDs

    Sentry Equipment Corp., Oconomowoc, Wis., has drastically reduced its energy consumption by installing LEDs in its new headquarters.

  • Certification Exams Comply with Standards

    THE AMERICAN INDOOR AIR QUALITY COUNCIL, Glendale, Ariz., announced its certification exams comply with the consensus standards published by the Washington, D.C.-based American Educational Research Association, Washington-based American Psychological Association and Madison, Wis.-based National...