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  • International Green Construction Code Public Hearings Scheduled

    Public comment hearings will be held from Aug. 14-22, and advanced registration is required.

  • International Green Construction Code Released

    The International Code Council released the International Green Construction Code Public Version 1.0 for review and comment.

  • Green Building to Support Nearly 8 Million Jobs

    A new report from USGBC and Booz Allen Hamilton shows green construction to contribute $554 billion to the U.S. GDP between 2009 and 2013

  • Big City, Small Ecologicial Footprint

    Construction is under way in Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, on Eco City, a creative-industrial complex on the city's harbor.

  • Green Efforts Now Required For New York State Buildings

    Under the act, any future construction of state buildings in New York, as well as any substantial renovations to existing buildings, must conform to green building principles that will be developed by OGS.

  • Designing & Building with FSC Awards 2009

    Celebrating U.S. and Canadian green-building architecture and construction using FSC-certified materials, the awards are open to homeowners, architects, interior designers, general contractors, builders, consultants, and other professionals committed to using FSC-certified wood.

  • Modular Structures Provide Healthy Solutions for Education

    Project FROG's panelized construction philosophy creates affordable, energy-efficient learning spaces.

  • 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.

  • Massachusetts Advocates Carbon-Neutral Construction

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) addressed the Greenfield, Mass.-based Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s annual conference and called on the assembled architects, designers, consultants, energy-service providers and contractors to help Massachusetts drive its expectations not up, but...

  • UnderFloorSox From DuctSox

    UnderFloorSox from DuctSox is an air-dispersion system designed to reduce thermal decay and improve temperature consistency within the plenum for underfloor-air-distribution systems in retrofit and new-construction commercial buildings.