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  • Efficient, Effective and Responsible Buildings Are Environmental and Economic

    Author, speaker and consultant Alan Whitson, president of the Corporate Realty, Design and Management Institute, Portland, Ore., is the creator of a seminar series, “Turning Green into Gold.”

  • Change for a Green Future

    My second major in college was American history. I never tire of reading about brave Americans who faced adversity to make our nation a better place.

  • Commentary: Are Your Homes SUVs or Hybrids?

    Earlier this week I saw a news report about how scores of SUV owners are desperately trying to trade-in their gas-guzzlers for smaller, more fuel-efficient vehicles. Most who try are getting below Blue Book value because car dealers believe they’ll be hard to resell. In light of $4-a-gallon fuel...

  • Schools, Curriculum Go Green

    The advantages to building a green school are obvious: a healthy, more productive environment for students, faculty, and staff, plus energy and taxpayer savings. But one aspect of a sustainable school that may have been overlooked in the past is the chance to incorporate green into the curriculum...