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  • 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.

  • UC Davis Wants New 'Village' to Be Affordably Green

    Aug. 11--The idea that green buildings can make financial as well as environmental sense is central to California's plans to fight global warming.

  • NECA Contractors Show Expertise in Landfill Gas-to-Energy Projects, a Feature of "Industry Today" on Industrialinfo.Com

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and its partners from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) are "green and mean" for renewable energy projects.

  • Old Materials to Get New Life ; To Meet Green Standards and Cut Costs, Builders Are Recycling More Demolition and Construction Debris.

    Demolition crews equipped with huge backhoes are making quick work of the old Baxter Elementary School on Ocean Avenue, ripping down cinder block walls and crunching lumber like toothpicks.