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  • FBI's Chicago Regional Office Earns LEED Platinum

    For the past decade, USAA Real Estate Co., San Antonio, has managed its portfolio of more than $4.9 billion in assets with energy efficiency in mind. But the seven-time recipient of the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Partner of the Year award decided to...

  • Book Tells Why and How to Create a Sustainable Business

    This book, which challenges the mindset of business as usual, explains how and why to create a sustainable business.

  • Furniture Manufacturers Embrace Sustainability

    From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, most adults are at the office, striving to meet their deadlines and come up with innovative solutions that will boost business for their company. Employees are embracing the push toward sustainability and more are citing their employers’ environmental...

  • Commentary: The Good Fight

    Green builders are concerned about the market, but none are retreating from their commitment to survive.

  • Top Five Green Building Mistakes

    How to avoid the five most common errors builders make when it comes to energy, health, and resource efficiency.

  • Weathering the Downturn Will Require Smart Business Sense

    Green building can play a role in weathering the downturn, but survival will depend on smart business practices.

  • Commentary: Believing in Green

    Sustainability should be firmly rooted within the core of your company.

  • Reader Survey: Green Recovery?

  • Commentary: At Home or on the Job, Green Is Good Business

    While driving in my four-door sedan last week with my preteen sons--and whizzing by service stations with $4-plus gas signs out front--my head-strong kids told me that I should trade in my six-year-old car for a hybrid vehicle. They chastised me for not driving an ultra fuel-efficient car and for...

  • EcoHome is a Winner–and So Are You

    I am not a braggart, but I feel compelled to toot EcoHome's horn. This week, ecohomemagazine.com was named the best Web site launched during the past year by B2B, a publication that reports on business-to-business (trade) magazines and their Web sites and e-newsletters.