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  • Curriculum Is Updated

    The National Center for Construction Education and Research, Gainesville, Fla., has updated its curriculum for “Your Role in the Green Environment” to include LEED Version 3 and a Training Course Study Guide: Preparation for Green Advantage Exam.

  • White Paper Details Energy Challenges

    A new white paper from Portland Energy Conservation Inc., Portland, Ore., “Wiring the Smart Grid for Energy Savings: Integrating Buildings to Maximize Investment,” by PECI technical director Hannah Friedman, asserts the materialization of building energy savings is critical to making the smart grid...

  • Financing Offered For Commercial Solar Projects

    Borrego Solar Systems Inc., San Diego, recently announced it will offer its own financing program for commercial solar energy projects.

  • Web Site Features Flooring

    Nora systems Inc. has launched a new Web site that supports the “All About Flooring, All About You” brand introduced earlier this year.

  • 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.