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  • Study Reports Better Buildings Initiative Would Add 114,000 Jobs

    The Better Buildings Initiative, which looks to increase buildings’ energy efficiency while adding construction jobs, would add more than 114,000 new jobs according to a recent analysis.

  • Puraflo Wastewater Treatment System From Bord na Mona

    The Puraflo Wastewater Treatment System is a natural system that can be used for both on-site greywater and blackwater recycling. Filtered wastewater from a standard septic system is collected and then time dosed (pumped slowly) to percolate through a peat filter media; the treated effluent emerges...

  • Water: A Resource at Risk

    How widespread water shortages, driven by climate change and population growth, are shaping our future.

  • The Water-Efficient Home

    Guidelines for reducing water use in your projects.

  • The American Institute of Architects and the Future of Sustainable Design

    Clark D. Manus, 2011 AIA President, on the Institute's Committment to Sustainability

  • 2011 Builders' Show Preview

    12 green products from the residential construction industry’s largest event.

  • Consol Energy Center

    With the 2010 hockey season is underway, the 2008 Stanley Cup Champions Pittsburgh Penguins are adjusting to their new LEED Gold-certified arena.

  • Rhode Island Adopts the IGCC

    Rhode Island adopts the International Green Construction Code as a compliance path for the Rhode Island Green Buildings Act.

  • Lessons in High Performance

    Bill Orr, executive director of the Collaborative for High-Performance Schools, talks about upgrading the sustainability of today's learning environments.

  • Greenbuild Legacy Project Announced

    The 2010 conference and expo will build two LEED for Homes Platinum-certified homes.