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  • Kennecott Utah Copper / Copperton, Utah

    This 24,000-square-foot (2230-m2), 6-story mixed office and retail building includes ceiling heights designed to maximize energy efficiency, dual-flush toilets, sensor-operated faucets, tinted double-pane operable windows, carpeting made from recycled materials, an on-site recycling center...

  • Social Security Administration/Birmingham, Ala.

    Three types of roof systems make this project one of the largest roofs in the Southeast.

  • Post Occupancy Study of 12 Federal Buildings Demonstrates Value of Going Green

    While the rush to build sustainably may be somewhat tempered by the economic downturn, a 2008 study conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. General Services Administration of 12 federal buildings demonstrates that buildings designed to be sustainable deliver on their promise of resource...

  • Cost Concerns Stymie Good Intentions

    At the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show last week in Chicago, manufacturers touted their dual-flush toilets, ultra low-flow showerheads, and super energy-efficient refrigerators, dishwashers, and light fixtures. During her keynote speech, former EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman told an...