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  • 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.

  • Course Addresses Green Walls

    “Introduction to Green Walls: Technology, Benefits and Design,” a Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects continuing education systems course sponsored by Los Angeles-based greenscreen, explores characteristics of green façades, living walls, and green walls.

  • Study Shows Green Education Disparity

    Education Revolution, a study from architecture firm RMJM Hillier, Princeton, N.J., finds that students at top U.S. design schools rated job prospects as the top benefit of integrating sustainable design into the school curriculum, but only 6 percent of design leaders believe recent graduates are...

  • Blue Marble Spa

    Surrounded by the natural beauty of Mission Bay in San Diego, the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina strives to pamper guests in a pristine setting.

  • Mayors Promote Green Schools

    Mayor Manny Diaz (D), Miami, and Mayor Greg Nickels (D), Seattle, have formed the Mayors’ Alliance for Green Schools, a coalition of mayors seeking to strategically harness the leadership and creativity of mayors across the country to promote the benefits of green schools in their communities.

  • Full Circle Program From 3form

    3form’s Full Circle program creates products to help impoverished people earn income to improve education and living conditions in their communities. Raw materials, such as yarn and bamboo, from Africa, Asia and South America are made into patterns by local artisans. The materials then are sent to...

  • Certification Exams Comply with Standards

    THE AMERICAN INDOOR AIR QUALITY COUNCIL, Glendale, Ariz., announced its certification exams comply with the consensus standards published by the Washington, D.C.-based American Educational Research Association, Washington-based American Psychological Association and Madison, Wis.-based National...

  • From the Hill: October 2008

    Environmental legislation news from Capitol Hill.

  • Second Nature Helps Students Live And Learn Green

    Anthony Cortese, ScD, president of Boston-based Second Nature, discusses the important role higher education plays in the green movement.