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  • 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.

  • Alex Wilson Wins 2010 Hanley Award

    The second annual Hanley Award goes to the founder of BuildingGreen.