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  • ComEd Educates Public on Energy Eating Electronics ; Utility Partners With Lincoln Park Zoo and Leo Burnett on Customer Awareness Campaign

    CHICAGO, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when saving energy and money is of the utmost importance, many people unknowingly waste power from plugged-in electronic devices that still consume power even when turned off.

  • Research Touts Suspended Ceilings' Benefits

    Research from the Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, St. Charles, Ill., reveals suspended ceilings can reduce a building’s lifetime operating costs through energy and maintenance savings.

  • Green Building's Five Deadly Sins

    In a heartbeat, Tom Hoyt, co-founder of McStain Neighborhoods, recalls a striking example of how painful and costly missteps in building green homes at a high volume can be.

  • Efficient Design and Building Practices Can Effectively Reduce Your Waste Stream and Boost Your Bottom Line

    Through the point of installing insulation in his 3,600-square-foot custom home near Columbia, S.C., architect Mark Bostic has yet to make or pay for a trip to the local landfill. In Ft. Wayne, Ind., Jeff Zolnik serves about three-quarters of the area's builders with his construction waste...

  • Green Building Saves Money at Affordable Housing Projects

    Developers open their books to show low operating costs at green properties.